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Waters & Acland Fine Furniture Workshop and Furniture School



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Waters and Acland is an award winning and thriving commercial fine furniture workshop and Furniture school based in the English Lake District National Park. They specialise in bespoke commissions with each unique design being made by highly skilled cabinet makers, with meticulous craftsmanship, and without compromise.

The guiding principal of ‘perfection in the making’ is applied to both the commercial cabinet making workshop as well as the Waters and Acland Furniture School. It is fundamental in the goal of providing furniture courses of the highest standard.

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Furniture School

A visit to our furniture school is the best way to see that Waters and Acland have established a world class furniture training facility with furniture design and furniture making courses of a quality a career can be based upon, in arguably the most beautiful part of England, the English Lake District.

Our furniture courses are full time. Our tutors are true Guild Mark winning master craftsman. The school is part of our thriving commercial workshop. Our students aim high and quickly create stunning work. A life changing experience! Contact us today to arrange a visit.


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Beautiful work by designer maker student David Waite aka Four Limes Design. ... See MoreSee Less

The shade for our giant arc lamp is developing nicely. The ash hoops have been sand blasted and are now in the process of being bleached. The white bleached ash shade will contrast beautifully with the ebonised oak. ... See MoreSee Less

Sycamore table legs. 3 of 5 waiting to be jointed before coming together to be the base of a 1.9m diameter dining table. Look easy? It's not!!!

Head maker Tim Smith is currently working on pieces that we will exhibit at the Inspired exhibition in May of this year. The exhibition is held at the Goldsmiths centre in London and is an exhibition of both fine silverware and fine furniture.

This work in progress shot shows how the oak is stained a dark black colour. The beautiful oak grain is still seen and we look forward to the application of the oil finish.

Keep an eye on our page for further WIP shots.
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We really enjoyed our evening at the Cumbria Life Culture Awards on Friday night. Winning the best designer maker award was a real thrill. It's lovely to be recognised for our work and for adding to t...

We really enjoyed our evening at the Cumbria Life Culture Awards on Friday night. Winning the best designer maker award was a real thrill. It's lovely to be recognised for our work and for adding to the cultural landscape of this amazing and beautiful county. Thanks to Cumbria Life magazine and to all those that helped put together this celebration of Cumbrian art and culture. It's greatly appreciated. ... See MoreSee Less


Life in the Waters and Acland furniture school