Designing and commissioning bespoke joinery with Evey Dunbavin-Hands

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About this course

Learn how to commission bespoke joinery that enhances the room and fulfils a vital purpose.

Course Description

Whether you are a practising interior designer or looking for specifically tailored furniture or storage options to maximise your space and style fully, this one-day intensive course will guide you through the process and what you'll have to consider along the way.

Furnishing a home with original, bespoke furniture requires significant time and money. There can be few satisfying options as commissioning a completely bespoke piece of furniture designed and manufactured on your exacting terms. When you opt for bespoke joinery, you know you're getting pieces of the highest quality created by people who live and breathe this craft.

Topics covered:

• Key steps to commissioning bespoke furniture

• Basic methods of joinery

• The principle of constructing built-in bookcases and shelving

• Common carpentry terms

• Materials

• Specifying your requirements

• Incorporating lighting

• Illustrating and specifying bespoke furniture workshop


Timetable for one day courses

Students should arrive by 9am for registration.

Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm

Lunch is included.

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Additional information

Breakfast refreshments and a delicious light lunch will be provided. While a vegetarian option is made available, we are unable to cater to specific food intolerances or food allergies.


Evey Dunbavin-Hands

Having studied Textiles & Fashion at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and Design, Evey built a career in Fashion and Advertising, then went on to retrain as an Interior Designer at the KLC School of Design.

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