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  • A new year and a pupil from Finland joins the workshop

    We have just been joined by a new fee-paying pupil here at the workshop. Jouni Heikkinen from Finland will be with us for at least 5 months of training and is the…

  • Merry Christmas

      Merry Christmas and a happy and successful New Year from all at the Edward Barnsley Workshop. Share this page:  Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr

  • Christmas present ideas

    We would advise those thinking about making a Christmas present purchase from our website to order now to avoid any possibility of disappointment. Whilst our website gives a great overview of the…

  • Will’s third year

    Will Church joined us in 2010, and has shown exceptional ability and speed, he has successfully completed his first and second year of his 3 year apprenticeship. He now has just one…

  • Completing apprenticeship

    Congratulations to Chris

    Chris Wallis, who was the UK cabinetmaking competitor¬† in the World Skills competition in 2012, has now completed his 3rd and final year of his apprenticeship. We congratulate him on becoming a…

  • Timber oak cutting sawmill

    Timber yard visit

    Our newest apprentices visited a timber yard in Milland today. ¬†Robin Carter of Timber Resources Ltd was cutting a locally grown oak tree, to James Ryan specifications. The oak will be air…

  • Pupil for a week

    We occasionally have people come for a week of training as a fee-paying pupils. Recently Richard joined us doing just this, he is carpenter by trade and has a background to make…

  • Exciting developments…

    This week Matt Marriott of Sequoia Tree Surgeons felled a rotten tree and cleared undergrowth from a small area of leased land opposite our timber sheds. This is the first stage of…

  • Langham Hotel

    Last week saw some of our pieces of furniture traveling up to the stunning Langham Hotel, London for a Press day. The location and the furniture looked fantastic.   Share this page: …

  • Approval granted

    We have just been granted planning permission for a new building development at the Barnsley Workshop, Froxfield. Preparation work will be starting shortly and we are excited about what this means for…