Our Story

Ash and Co are a family-run maker studio with woodworking courses for all

A warm welcome to the Ash and Co. workshop.

Back in 2012, I began creating handmade furniture combining traditional techniques with contemporary design and the best natural materials. This passion led to the foundation of Ash & Co. where every piece we make is designed to bring a touch of luxury and joy to your home.

I wanted to make special things that will last for a generation or more and be truly treasured. And to do so with a minimum amount of impact on the world around me by using as little plastics and chemicals as possible in our products.

I strive for absolute perfection without compromise and always will.

Woodworking Courses and DIY Workshops
My love for this craft led to the foundation of our woodworking and DIY courses. I wish to be able to share the joy of woodwork, my love of traditional craftsmanship, and the satisfaction I feel everytime I make something I can truly say I am proud of.

Our relaxed, informal courses are all project-based so that students will go home with an extended knowledge of woodwork as well as a lovely item that they made with their own hands. Most of these projects are suitable for complete beginners and no previous woodworking experience is necessary. Just a desire to get stuck-in and learn! Our programme includes many evening and weekend sessions designed to fit around people's busy modern lives. I look forward to welcoming as many people as possible to our workshop, of all ages, genders and skill levels, to enjoy creating their own lovely Ash and Co projects.

 
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Kids Workshops
Our unique woodcraft workshops for kids lets their imaginations run wild as they design and build their own projects.
Our Character Building and Scrappy Races sessions have been a huge hit as families enjoy quality time making together. It’s marvellous to see the kids creations come to life and their pride at what they have as achieved. They even get so engaged in the creative process they forget that they have had several hours without a screen!

Make at home woodworking kits 
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Make-at-Home Kits
We have a range of make-at-home woodworking kits for children and adults to enjoy building together. We manufacture our kits by hand and have worked hard to capture the ‘maker spirit’ in each box to give you a little bit of the Ash & Co. Workshop in your own home.

Hardwood & Tool Sales & One-to-one Tuition in the Workshop
If you’d love to make, need any help or advice or just want to buy some tools or top quality wood, then get in touch! Our mission is to help as many people as possible discover the joy of making.

Handmade Furniture & Products

All Ash & Co. products are all made from high-quality, furniture grade FSC certified wood which is purchased locally in Hampshire and Surrey.

Every Ash & Co. project begins with furniture grade FSC certified wood purchased locally in Hampshire and Surrey or reclaimed wood. We buy our wood as whole slices of tree trunks which we then chop to size in our Hampshire workshop. We smooth, square and flatten the wood ourselves into the correct sizes for use.
Once we have our useable planks ready, we cut them to size to suit the project we are working on and get to work making and assembling our range of luxury products.

At Ash & Co. we do everything in-house ourselves to ensure the job is done to the highest possible quality with no compromises. We are committed to avoiding the use of plastics and harsh chemicals wherever possible so we use only natural finishes and avoid plastics in our packaging wherever possible.