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Furniture upcycling & decorative techniques - 8 week course

Furniture upcycling & decorative techniques - 8 week course

Duration: 8 week course

Price: £85

Book with: Caroline Malcolm
at Being Brings Joy

Craigroyston Community High School
67 Pennywell Road

Course Start Dates

Tuesday 21st January 2020

About the Course

This is an 8 week furniture upcycling course, that running on a Tuesday evening from 7pm - 9pm at Craigroyston Community High School. There is free parking at the school.

This course is suitable for complete beginners and intermediates, it's a social and informative class where you will learn new skills and meet like minded people.

By the end of the course students will have learned/be able to:
- prepare furniture for upcycling and undertake minor repairs;
- a basic understanding on how to use tools and materials for furniture upcycling;
- basic brushwork skills for painting, varnishing, waxing, stencilling; and
- been introduced to various types of furniture upcycling techniques; flat finish, distressing, adding colourful designs using taping, using wallpaper on furniture, stencilling, decoupage and recovering a drop seat pad for a chair.

General approach to the course: Talks and demonstrations on the materials, tools and skills. You will also learn by working on your own piece(s) and by seeing what other participants do with their furniture.

Come join us and learn furniture painting and decorative techniques in a friendly and supportive environment.

Happy to help if you have any questions.

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

What's included in the price?

Course handout and access to some basic supplies such as sandpaper, woodfiller, glue, varnish etc.

Opportunity to learn new creative skills and meet with like minded people :)

Review this course

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Evenings
  • Events & groups
  • Intermediate level
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair friendly