Brian Tonks completed his teacher training in 1985 in mechanical engineering at Huddersfield Polytechnic. On leaving college he taught Craft, Design and Technology in secondary schools for several years and became an exam moderator and test paper writer for the NEA examination board.
In 1998 Brian attended Burnley college as a furniture restoration student and has been repairing and restoring antique furniture ever since.
Brian's background is in crafts. He makes and restores guitars and produces 1/12th scale miniature furniture and other items for doll house enthusiasts.
14 June 2013 to 16 June 2013
24 August 2013
Faux Finishes - Paint Effects: Marble, Stone and Wood
19 September 2013 to 20 September 2013
Wooden Toy Making
14 November 2013 to 15 November 2013
11 October 2013 to 13 October 2013