Free Range Designs has always been more than just a furniture business. It is a social enterprise, with its core values rooted in a desire to share knowledge and experience with others, and to spread the positive influence of its work.
Our furniture making courses have provided many men, women and children, with no previous carpentry experience, the tools, techniques and inspiration to build their own furniture, as well as enabling a number of successful spin-off furniture businesses.
On our course you will learn the art of making rustic furniture using saws, drills, axes and hammers and get accustomed to the different sustainable UK woods and their properties.
With our furniture making courses you can learn to make any item of furniture you see on the website. the most popular options are coffee tables, stools and storytelling chairs.
About Our Wood Furniture Courses
When : Our wood furniture making courses are run on a demand basis only and there are no set dates. Simply let us know when would suit you to come and we will do our best to accommodate your dates.
Where : We are situated just outside Machynlleth, Mid Wales, in a very beautiful rural setting. Our full address can be found on our Contact Us page.
Cost : The cost of the course will depend on the item you choose to make. It is normally a little less than the product price on the web page.
Accommodation: There are several excellent accommodation options around us if you want to stay overnight and explore the local area, ranging from camp sites and yurts, to luxury guest houses. We can forward you details according to your needs.
What to bring : We provide all tools and materials, as well as lunch. You need bring nothing but yourself and some work clothes.
Below are some pictures of furniture made on bespoke courses: a funky executive desk; a lovers' seat; and 'his and hers' dining chairs. So anything is possible, even a wooden rocket to the stars!!