About Us

Learn Woodworking




Jon has been working with wood since he was a child.

  Helped by his Grandfather he always knew he wanted to work with wood.  After gaining a GCSE A grade in woodwork he then went on to college at Ryecotewood in Oxfordshire where he completed a BTEC national diploma in design crafts and a city and guilds in fine furniture Level 3.  

He then went on to work for Alan Eldridge making furniture for places like the Linley furniture,The Conran shop and Shaker shop.

  Leaving there after 3 years Jon worked in different places gaining experience in all sorts of different fields including restoration, windows, doors, oak framed building restoration of buildings and shop fitting.  

He then went on to set up his own company in 2004 with his wife Amanda under the name of Designer Creations Ltd.  Designer Creations make anything in wood including windows, doors, kitchens, wardrobes and oak framed buildings.

Jon enjoys passing on his extensive knowledge to like minded people that would like to "learn woodworking" The  range of courses all designed by him which incorporates all the principles of fine woodworking in easy to understand, and achievable goals meaning that everyone get to take home something they have made.

Jon is an approachable and patient tutor and happy to discuss specific any aspect of course with you before you book while your here and after, just pick up the phone or pop in to see him.