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Waters & Acland Fine Furniture Workshop and Furniture School


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.


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.


Keira hand shaping the legs for her desk. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our students spent yesterday afternoon with Holly Acland. Holly is a talented fashion illustrator and also a great teacher. She armed our students with techniques to help them improve their sketching. Always encouraging them to sketch better and more often. Thanks Holly. www.hollyacland.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

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The sweet sound of making shavings. ... See MoreSee Less

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I promised some shots following our recent student photo shoot. Some really clean work. Keep up the good work Keira, Chris and Jamie. So much achieved in such a short amount of time. (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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