Furniture Upcycling at The Makershed
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About the Course
In this 3 day course (1 Sunday and 1 whole weekend) you will get the chance to try out a range of upcycling techniques to bring new life to an old piece of furniture! Bring a small cabinet, cupboard or set of drawers that you would like to upcycle. You can also bring handles/door knobs, or any plastic or wooden objects that you would like to make into handles. There will also be a selection available to buy in the workshop if you don’t have your own.
The course is aimed at beginners and will show you:
- How to prepare surfaces
- Paints and painting techniques
- How to customise an item of furniture by making, adapting or replacing handles and door knobs
Tutor is woodworker and creative maker Fern Busuttil.
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 tools and materials are included but you will need to pay for any additional paint that you want to use and replacement handles that we provide.
There is a cafe next to the Makershed in the St Pauls Learning Centre serving hot meals and drinks at lunchtime. Students are also welcome to bring a packed lunch.
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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