James Banham

2017 QEST Scholar - Cabinetmaking

James started working at the Sandringham Estate in 2006. Having completed a joinery apprenticeship and NVQs at the College of West Anglia, he began applying his skills making and repairing joinery for the estate properties.

More recently James has been working with the Sandringham House foreman learning cabinet making and furniture repair and assisting with major works. QEST supported an advanced course in furniture making at West Dean College which helped James develop design ideas and refine his bench skills with one-to-one tuition.