In 1987 Jamie began his career making joinery for the construction industry.
Jamie then embarked on three years training at Buckinghamshire College on the widely renowned BA Hons Furniture Design and Craftsmanship course led by the respected tutor of Professor Phillip Hussey, where Jamie gained a first class degree.
On completion of his degree course Jamie started a professional workshop in partnership with a furniture design company manufacturing bespoke furniture and fitted kitchens. During this period Jamie also began teaching at Warwickshire College training the next generation of furniture makers, he is now the course leader for the furniture courses at the Leamington Spa based workshop.
Furniture Crafts is designed to help students enter the furniture industry at many levels. It is suitable for both young people and mature students looking for a change in career. Successful candidates can enter the furniture industry as cabinet makers and wood machinists, progress onto higher education courses or become self employed makers.
The focus of the course is to develop the practical woodworking skills necessary to produce high quality work, together with a good understanding of design and of the furniture industry.
We’re based at Warwickshire Colleges Royal Leamington Campus not far from the M40 motorway and Royal Leamington Spa town centre….