Frame Building Courses – Burning Ambtion To Build Your Own Handmade Steel Frame?

Frame Building Courses

Build Your Own Frame

Embark on a cycling adventure like no other! Our frame building course isn’t just a course; it’s an invitation to craft your own bicycle masterpiece. With our proven methods, we’re confident that almost anyone can create their bespoke frame. Imagine having a unique steel frame, built with your own hands, for the price of a ready-made one.

Join us in Shipley, West Yorkshire, where our workshop boasts tools that have stood the test of time for over 60 years, a testament to the enduring excellence of our methods established eight decades ago.

Building your bicycle frame is more than an experience; it’s a journey of pride that lasts a lifetime. Picture yourself cruising on a bike crafted by you, a source of joy and accomplishment.

Worried about the details? Don’t be. We’ve got you covered at every step. Whether it’s defining the geometry, selecting the perfect tubing, or choosing the right parts, we’ll guide you through it all.

Seize this opportunity now! For the cost of a custom frame, invest in crafting your own. Spaces are limited, so book now and pedal into the future with a bicycle uniquely yours. Don’t miss out on the chance to ride with pride – secure your spot today!

5/6 Day Course or 10 Day Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our 5/6-day course, designed for those eager to unravel the secrets of crafting a handmade frame. Witness the alchemy of skill, passion, and dedication as your week unfolds, culminating in a masterpiece – a frame that will be a cherished companion throughout the years.

For those aspiring to delve even deeper into the art of frame building, our extended 10-day course awaits. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive program, offering ample time for questions, meticulous note-taking, and additional brazing practice. Elevate your craftsmanship and book now to secure your spot in this immersive experience. Unleash your potential and create frames that tell stories – your journey begins with a click.

Deciding What To Build

Whether you want to build a classic lugged frame or a lugless frame, we will advise on all the options and help you decide.

The Finished Frame

At the end of the course you will have a finished frame, unless you want to leave it with us for painting.


Some of our frequently asked questions.

Do I need any experience?
Will the frame I Build myself be any good?
What Kind Of Frame Can I Build?
Do I need to build a lugged frame?
Can I have discs and thru axles?

Please visit our FAQ page for answers to more questions.


5/6 Day

5 Day frame only or 6 day frame and forks


10 day

Advanced course. In depth tuition for aspiring framebuilders


*plus materials, which usually cost around £350 – £500 depending on build.