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5 day Professional Furniture Refinishing Workshop - Traditional & Contemporary


Duration: 5 days

Price: £950

Run by: Oliver Piepereit
at OP Woodcraft

07725693225

77 Northwick Business Centre
Northwick Park
Blockley
Moreton-in-Marsh
Gloucestershire
GL56 9RF

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About the Course

This 5 day intermediate/professional course at our Cotswold workshop is designed to give the student the fundamental basics and in depth professional skills of French polishing, contemporary paint techniques, furniture redesigning and woodcare.

Each student will work on numerous pieces of furniture of their choice allowing them to go through the full process within 5 working days. In between refinishing your chosen pieces we will also have numerous sample boards to complete.

The course covers the following –
French Polishing & Contemporary wood finishes -
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 techniques
Aftercare

Contemporary paint finishing -
Health and Safety
Concept mock up on paper – including colours, design, materials needed
Materials discussion
Stripping, neutralising and sanding/woodcare techniques
Stain blocking, priming, knotting and undercoating
Painting, rolling and cutting back techniques
Finishes – waxes, varnishes, stains, oils, polishes
Hardware discussion (student to bring hardware if needed)
Staging and photography
Start up business advice.

The course is designed for groups of 1 to 4.

Get in touch for more details of our range of courses and to book your place.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All power tools/hand tools, abrasives, masking, stain blocking and primers, brushes and wood finishes provided. Top coat paint choice, apron, mask and furniture to be provided by the student.



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