Spray painting - furniture, doors, sculpture, metal, wood, masonry



Spray painting is always used by professional shops to give the highest quality finish in much less time. It doesn't matter if you want to renovate your kitchen cupboards, finish the piece of furniture you just finished building or spray your car to fix a minor dent. Learning how to spray paint gives you a skill that will allow you to achieve a high quality finish on any project. If you want to learn how to spray paint and how to use different materials like water based paint, oils, stains, or masonry paint then this is the course for you. We go through everything from the basics of the guns to how to clean them when you are done. Social distancing Class numbers will be restricted to no more than 2 people. Those attending class will be asked to bring their own masks and gloves please. Benches and tools will be wiped before use. All courses are taught in the Great British Woodshop as seen on the Discovery Channel TV series by presenter David Free. Number of students: 2 max. Places booked on a first come first served basis and held regularly. To book, please click on the 'Make a booking request' button above. Safety equipment (face masks and gloves) provided but wear long sleeve shirts and work trousers and old shoes. This is paint we're dealing with so you may get some on you. This is a hands on course for 1-2 people, you will be mixing paints, spraying, and cleaning guns. Course content: Gun and compressor choice Gun types (gravity, suction, pot, air brush and touch-up) HPLV (Traditional) vs HVLP Nozzel choice Setting up the gun Pressures and fan patterns Materials you can spray and how to thin them Mixing ratios Water based, oil based, spirit based, dyes, stains Sealing the wood and treatments pre-sealing Pre - Cat (pre catalyst lacquer) Tints and Ageing Colour shading Clear and coloured laquers Spraying techniques with both HPLV and HVLP Health and Safety Ventilation Tips and ideas for making your own spray booth at home Course located in Surrey.

What's included in the price?

Those attending class will be asked to bring their own masks and gloves please. PLEASE ARRIVE 5 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR CLASS. YOU MAY PARK ON THE DRIVEWAY. All materials are provided. 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. Local train station is approximately 10 mins walk and parking is available at the workshop.


7½ hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



Great British Woodshop

with Craft Courses since 2017

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
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Cherry Lodge, Oakcroft Rd, Oakcroft Rd, West Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 6JH