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Level E

Furniture Making – Part A


This is an 8 week course scheduled for one evening a week and aimed towards those with no or some basic woodworking skills. You will be guided in the use of hand tools to create multiple small set projects that will cover many fundamental skills and techniques required in furniture making.

This training includes an introduction to basic hand tools use and maintenance. You will be guided through the creation of a variety of different woodworking joints, such as dovetails (a classic furniture making joint). Throughout the course we also cover the fundamentals of the assembly process and simple finishing techniques.

This course starts on Monday 26 September 2024 (18:15 – 20:45)

Please note this course does not run in the college half term or end of term breaks.


The course is suitable for those interested in starting a new hobby and to develop new skills. The course also acts as an introduction to some of the content featured in our full time courses.

Applicants must be aged 19 and over to join this course.


Our range of leisure and hobby courses keeps growing, with even more fun and exciting courses starting throughout 2024.

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