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Week 10 - 30 January 2012

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Sam Bradley

31 January 2012

The best way I can share my enjoyment of the workshops at Rycotewood Furniture Centre is to show you some sneak previews of the creativity unfolding around me. These are pieces of work created by students on the BA and Foundation Degree in Furniture Design & Make, and they will be displayed at o ...

Week 5 - 25 January 2012

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Amber Bailey

25 January 2012

Back in November, Bucks New University held its annual guided learning week, an off-timetable week that gives students the opportunity to participate in other activities. This gave first year students on the BA (Hons) Furniture: Conservation, Restoration & Decorative Arts course the chance to ex ...

Shine on you crazy lac beetles

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Derek Jones

20 January 2012

Just in case you were wondering, the wardrobe build went to plan over the holidays and is now in active service. I didn’t make the doors myself; time and budget wouldn’t stretch and as the whole shebang was painted there seemed little point. I had these run out by a local firm, The Cupboard Door Co. ...

Week 8, 16 January 2012

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Sam Bradley

17 January 2012

Thank you to Derek Jones and Amber Bailey, and a Happy New Year to you all. Design students at Rycotewood Furniture Centre have been exploring and researching the market for smaller items of products for sale (e.g. breadboards, jewellery boxes and small tables), and reviewing which places could carr ...

Happy New Year!

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Amber Bailey

5 January 2012

Welcome to the first student blog of 2012 and a very Happy New Year from The National School of Furniture. Just before we left for the Christmas break, Bucks New University’s newly established NSF Furniture History Society underwent its very first trip. The Society aims to enhance the historical kno ...

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