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Resources for Teachers

Outline lesson plans
and historical information

Curriculum links
and feedback form

Design a chair
interactive game

Furniture making skills -
experts on video

On-line children’s
art gallery

Photos of the furniture
and motifs

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Carving Marquetry Oil gilding Water gilding

Furniture making skills


This time lapse film shows a carver creating a scroll for a bed using the same techniques that Chippendale would have used. 

Download carving factsheet