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Furniture restoration courses and workshops offer the opportunity to learn the skills require to restore beautiful pieces of furniture and antiques to their former glory. Learn to strip and restore frames, restore patina, gilding, examine textures and textiles used, look at modern and traditional styling and of course explore the fascinating history of furniture.
French polishing & wood care - beginners course
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French polishing & wood care - beginners course
Gloucestershire
£175
This one day beginners course at our Cotswold workshop is designed to give the student the fundamental basics of French polishing and woodcare and to give them a hands on day leaving them with the vital practical skills needed to refinish furniture. Each student will work on a small or medium piece of their choice allowing them to go through the full process within one or two working days. The smaller piece being for the one day course and the medium/larger piece being for the two day course. The course...
Furniture restoration and related skills at Craven Conservation & Restoration in Newmarket, Suffolk.
Gold AWARD
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Furniture restoration and related skills at Craven Conservation & Restoration in Newmarket, Suffolk.
Suffolk
£149
At Craven Conservation, join a one day furniture restoration course which is flexible to meet the needs of students. We can tailor the course for total beginners to more experienced students. You can learn a new skill, meet new people and relax by doing something different from your day job. We have facilities for all aspects of furniture restoration and decorative arts. This includes subjects like general restoration, cabinetmaking, upholstery, surface finishing, woodturning, marquetry and gilding, to name but a few. The course is run by qualified tutors in a...
Distressed painted furniture course with refreshments
Gold AWARD
(12)
Distressed painted furniture course with refreshments
South Yorkshire - Next course on 8th September 2019
£60
Join us for our monthly furniture painting courses held at our vintage & antique warehouse in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. You will learn how to prep, paint, wax and distress your items of furniture. Perfect for a new trader starting out or just for yourself to transform your home.
Furniture chalk painting workshops in Grappenhall, Warrington - by The Boho Shed
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(8)
Furniture chalk painting workshops in Grappenhall, Warrington - by The Boho Shed
Cheshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£75
Learn how to upcycle, re-love, refresh, transform, modernise, or skilfully age a piece of your tired and dated furniture whilst making some new like minded friends in a relaxed, supportive and beautiful environment. Come along to one of our one day (10am to 3pm) fun and friendly Furniture Painting Workshops at the gorgeous Grappenhall Heyes Walled Garden. Spend the day in the bright and airy schoolroom and glass house whilst looking out onto the spectacular gardens. On sunny days, we can get outside to paint! Leave with the skills and...
Upholstery skills - from basic to advanced, traditional and modern styles
Gold AWARD
(12)
Upholstery skills - from basic to advanced, traditional and modern styles
West Yorkshire - Next course on 16th September 2019
£300
The course is taught by Jan and Angela; both are City and Guilds qualified and have previously taught upholstery and sewing for Kirklees College. Students work in small groups of mixed abilities and ages. New students are encouraged to begin with a small item of furniture such as a drop in seat, a small footstool, or even a headboard. All equipment is available to use, but students are welcome to bring their own tools if they prefer. Advice and teaching is very hands on and practical and students will learn...
Shabby Chic and Upcycling
Platinum AWARD
(7)
Shabby Chic and Upcycling
Kent - Next course on 7th September 2019
£85
Come and learn how to shabby chic an item or a frame using chalk paints and various wax finishes. We'll even show you how to make your own chalk paint.
2 Day Traditional Upholstery Workshop
Gold AWARD
(13)
2 Day Traditional Upholstery Workshop
Bristol
£260
This is an intensive 2 day Traditional Upholstery course based in central Bristol. £260 for 2 days including lunch and snacks. Bring your own piece of furniture to work on over the course. Alternatively you can buy a footstool from us. Our footstools are made by a local carpenter and you use all the traditional skills to upholster it from scratch. You only need to bring 1m of top fabric to cover it in. No previous experience in required to attend an intensive workshop. You work at your own pace....
French Polishing & Woodcare - 2 day Intermediate workshop
Platinum AWARD
(6)
French Polishing & Woodcare - 2 day Intermediate workshop
Gloucestershire
£320
This two day intermediate course at our Cotswold workshop is designed to give the student the fundamental basics and in depth professional skills of French polishing and woodcare. Each student will work on two small or one medium sized piece of their choice allowing them to go through the full process within two working days. The course covers the following – Health and Safety Polishing materials, tools and personal set up list Stripping, neutralising and sanding/wire wool techniques Staining and grain fillers Shellacs, touching in and waxes Brush and rubber...
Furniture chalk painting workshops in Rainford, St Helens - by The Boho Shed
Gold AWARD
(6)
Furniture chalk painting workshops in Rainford, St Helens - by The Boho Shed
Merseyside - Next course on 4th September 2019
£75
Come along to one of our (one day 10am to 3pm) fun and friendly workshops at Rainford Village Hall, St Helens. Learn a variety of furniture / craft painting techniques, transform your own piece, make some new like minded friends and leave with the skills and inspiration to continue further projects at home. The workshops are from 10am to 3pm (5 hours). A small group of no more than 6, therefore you will receive one to one instruction for much of the time. On the Level 1 Beginners course, the...
Upholstery course - bring your own project
Silver AWARD
(5)
Upholstery course - bring your own project
Cornwall - Next course on 24th August 2019
£150
We run regular weekend courses in upholstery and restoration. They are run by Polly, who has been in the industry for over 10 years and teaching in London for over 7 years so you'll be in safe hands. Five day courses are also available. We try to ensure that all your needs are taken care of so you are free to relax, unwind, get hands on creative and to make new friends too. You can bring your own project and all levels are welcome, so don't worry if you're a...

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