Derek Jones, Editor of Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine, hosted EWS’15 masterclasses.

11am – French polishing

Shrouded in mystery and often maligned, the art of French polishing is still the king of finishes. Master this process and every other finishing technique will be child’s play. Join Derek Jones and discover how you can add shellac to your repertoire of finishes.

1pm – Edge jointing

Discover why your jointer plane doesn’t do what it says on the tin and learn how to sharpen your blade and set it up to produce perfect edge joints with a single setting.

3pm – Wax polish making

Making your own wax polish from bees wax couldn’t be easier, what’s more, you can tweak the blend to suit your own requirements. Make a jar of your own to take home today.