In-person course
in West Byfleet

Upholstery full day class - strip, pad and cover a dining chair



* Learn how to strip, pad and cover. * Learn how to make minor repairs. * Learn how to apply different paint and finishing techniques. * Learn how to use upholstery tools and materials. Social distancing Those attending class will be asked to bring their own masks and gloves please. Benches and tools will be wiped before use. What is the difference between this and the half-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 chair under instruction. What do we need to bring? * A dining chair to work on If you wish to replace the fabric or foam components of your chair: *Your choice of fabric * Padding *Foam *Basic upholstery sundries are provided. Please contact us if you need further information. To book this course, please click on the 'Make a booking request' button above. By booking this course, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions. Available on request through the "message the tutor" button.

What's included in the price?

Please arrive 5 minutes prior to the start time of the class. 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. Local train station is approx 10 mins walk and parking is available at the workshop.


7½ hours (9:30am to 5:00pm)

Cancellation policy

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



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

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Stag dos
  • Weekends
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Evenings
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
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