cabinet making courses in east london

Cabinet making is a core subject of The School of Stuff.  Cabinet making doesn’t necessarily mean making cabinets. It means the kind of skilled and accurate woodworking that you need to make furniture. Cabinet making is more complex than carpentry or joinery in that it uses more elaborate joints and more precise ways of cutting and shaping, utilizing hardwoods rather than softwoods. 

We have two 12 week cabinet making evening classes.  Thursday evening: Basic Skills for beginners.  Wednesday evening:  Intermediate Skills for improvers. We also run intensive five day sessions from time to time.

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Cabinet Making – Basic – Tuesday Evening

Tuesday night course in Basic Cabinet Making taught by John Cross. This course will introduce you to the use and maintenance of a range of cabinetmaking tools and joinery techniques.

Cabinet Making - Intermediate - Thursday Evening

Thursday night class in Intermediate Cabinet Making taught by John Cross. This course will extend skills developed in the Basic Course, and will include the construction of more complex angled joints, and how to turn boards into a table top. 

Gilding – Five Day Masterclass

All that glitters here will be gold, real gold! Learn how to apply gold leaf to objects in this five day intensive masterclass with John Cross. John is a highly experienced cabinetmaker and furniture conservator, with a wealth of experience in gilding and in-depth knowledge of furniture history.

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