Celebrating Women In Woodworking #IWD2021

Ahead of International Women’s Day on 8th March, the Chippendale School of Furniture in Scotland are celebrating the women of the woodworking world and encouraging any women thinking of getting into furniture making to take the plunge! The School has seen a record number of enquiries about our furniture making courses from women, making up 50% of all enquiries so far in 2021. Sarah Fraser, marketing manager says: “This strong interest from women reflects a steady rise the School has observed in recent years and it’s something we have been focused on as we try to break gender stereotypes and increase diversity in the woodworking world. “More women are coming through the workshop doors – including myself! I joined the school’s leadership team in late 2020, taking a change of direction in my career following the birth of my daughter. We currently have six great women on the current Professional…

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