You may have harboured the desire to do a fine furniture making course for a long time or you may be seriously searching for an alternative to what you are currently engaged in. You are on your way to discovering a furniture making course on offer at Ashridge.The furniture making course I provide will either enable you to earn a living on your own or to work for someone else. It is for the seriously committed student. I have been making furniture since 1970 and teaching fine furniture making at Ashridge since 1975 - helping many to bridge the gap between their earlier life and a more satisfying new one. An ex-student 18 months into his successful career as a self-employed furniture maker recently told me that "Your furniture making course has changed my life". This I find immensely gratifying.
Whether young or old, man or woman, if your heart is in what you do you are likely to make a success of it. You may have spent half a lifetime in a well paid job but lost that spark you once had, or you might have embarked on a training or degree that no longer seems right for you. Something has put you in the direction of a furniture making course. For me, when I was a small boy, it was the smell of wood as I rowed a tiny dinghy down my home river past the timber yards. Somewhere in that memory lay the pull for me. Something with wood. For ten years I took good advice from others, then finally I followed my own instincts.
If you want a secure route to training as a furniture maker, whether diplomat or doctor, motor mechanic or missionary, I can set you on your way. My ex students are scattered across the world, in villages or cities, making things with wood that will outlast them. Please explore this site and contact me if you feel the idea of embarking on a furniture making course is turning into a real possibility.