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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.


4 weeks ago


Designer maker student Lasse did a great job with both the design and making of his wall hanging cabinet. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago


Such a cool interpretation of the wall hanging set project by designer maker student Sam Sheppard.

Enrolling now for short and long courses in 2019. For more information email info@watersandacland.co.uk
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2 months ago


To achieve this kind of quality in a piece in which all the joints are cut by hand is testament to the progress our designer maker students make in the first few months within the furniture school. Our courses are certainly intense but I think you will agree that the results speak for themselves. ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago


It's always a satisfying moment for our students when the oil goes on and a project comes to it's conclusion. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago


We still have 2 places left on our 1 week course starting on January 7th. It's a great opportunity to learn new skills or really push existing skills to the next level.

Contact Oliver on 01539 822852 or via email at info@watersandacland.co.uk for further details.
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Life in the Waters and Acland furniture school