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Kraftinwood

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A wonderful history brought to life by an impassioned and informative talk

The greatest thing about the museum is the curator's fervent interest in the topic. For £4 each we... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Alex B
Facinating museum

Kraftinwood is a chair making museum and art gallery near to the centre of High Wycombe. It doesn't... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
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17 Sep 2018
“A wonderful history brought to life by an impassioned and informative talk”
13 Nov 2017
“Facinating museum”
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The Wycombe Chair Making Museum has re opened,Robert Bishop trading as Kraftinwood and his wife Christina successfully opened Kraft Village on the 18th June 2016. It includes a spacious woodturning workshop, artists studios, large contemporary art...more
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Kraft Village Grafton Street | Kraft Village, High Wycombe HP12 3AJ, England
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

The greatest thing about the museum is the curator's fervent interest in the topic. For £4 each we were given an in-depth and fascinating talk through the history of chair making in High Wycombe, and even a demonstration of turning. There was an answer to...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Kraftinwood is a chair making museum and art gallery near to the centre of High Wycombe. It doesn't look much from the outside but was a gem inside. The chair making museum is one room of exhibits but what makes this worthwhile is the guided...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Artists and craftspeople display a number of their designs for all to see. These vary from exquisitely crafted products in wood to produce many different designs such as bowls or in one case a large wooden leaf which looked magnificent. There are paintings, Jewellery, Decorated...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were hosted by the owner, who gave us a very passionate and informative tour of the museum and gallery. His enthusiasm for the subject shines through, and the tools and chairs on show are well worth a look. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

This really is a hidden gem in the area and a highly recommended place to visit, with a fabulous art and crafts gallery and a fascinating little museum featuring rare artefacts and historical articles on High Wycombe's artisan background of chair making. Workshops are also...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 17 December 2016

this is a brilliant explanation of how people worked and made chairs in the 19th century enlivened bt Robert's stimulating explanations---not to be missed

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Chair museum is first-class with some fine examples of local manufacture. Practical demonstrations and some outstanding craftwork on display. Beautiful artworks being created in the studios and one of the best galleries in the area is on-site. You can see the works being created before...More

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Kraftville, Owner at Kraftinwood, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you for your feedback Dextermanonce and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit to Kraft Village. We have just added two new artists work in our art gallery so be sure to call back when you are next in the area.

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