Peter Quin
Peter Quin

About us

The school brings together highly skilled and dedicated teachers; both Peter and Andrew have taught for many years. Andrew also runs his own workshop, contributing current professional practice.

Visiting Tutors

Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas is designer maker who works from his studio, MAKERMARK in St. Leonards, near Hastings.

Mark is inspired by the natural world and mid-century Scandinavian design. Mark uses traditional cabinet making techniques to make contemporary furniture and was a graduate of the school in 2019. Mark was nominated for the prestigious Wood Awards in 2022 and 2023.

Paul Iaquaniello

Paul Iaquaniello runs his own design and furniture making workshop out of West Malling, Kent. He combines his award winning background in graphic design and commercial art with his skills as a professional wood technician to make fine bespoke furniture.

In addition to the course tutors we also have a course technician on hand who offer friendly help and invaluable advice on all aspects of the course.