Beginner's upholstery - half day course

upholstery course, west Byfleet, surrey


Beginner’s Upholstery class (level 1)
* Learn how to strip, pad and cover.
* Learn how to use upholstery tools and materials.

What do we need to bring?

You should bring a chair or just the slip seat, fabric - at least 0.5/sqm for a chair, foam calico or dacron to cover the foam, new webbing if this needs to be replaced.

We stock the above items (apart from the fabric which will be your choice). They can be purchased on the day if you don't have your own.

What is the difference between this and the full-day class?
With the half-day class, you may bring your own dining chair if you wish. David will pick one chair to demonstrate on and you will have a chance to try out the techniques he demonstrates. With the full-day class, participants will be working on their own chairs under instruction.

What do we need to bring?
Basic upholstery sundries are included.
Bring your own dining chair if you wish.

By booking this course, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.
Available on request.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Those attending class will be asked to bring their own masks and gloves, please.

Please arrive 5 minutes prior to the course. Parking is available on the driveway.


Tea and coffee are available throughout the day. There is no lunch provided so bring your own, or there is a local shop 1 min drive away.

The local train station is approx 10 mins walk and parking is available at the workshop.


Kirsty Duffey at Great British Woodshop

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Cherry Lodge, Oakcroft Rd
Oakcroft Rd
West Byfleet
KT14 6JH

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


3 hours (10:00am to 1:00pm)

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Tracy Barker - - #32885

I thoroughly enjoyed my beginners upholstery course. The trainer was very knowledgeable and patient. I learnt how to upholster a stool and I love it. Very enjoyable morning.

Christina Hall - - #31428

Tutor really knowledgeable and enjoyed the whole morning

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