This course is designed as a practical introduction to working on and restoring furniture and will cover many of the main areas and techniques required for repair and refinishing. This course will also cover how to start your own business.
Topics covered include:
Dismantling furniture releasing and cleaning joints
Veneering and Marquetry
Re-making / repairing joints
Glues types, properties, preparation, uses and application
Cleaning old surfaces chemical and mechanical- the controlled approach
Reducing stains and water marks
- Polishes Wax / French polishing
- Help and support with starting a small business with no previous experience
- Gain the knowledge and confidence to make decisions and make a success of your business
Students to bring their own pieces of small to medium pieces of furniture, there may be a charge for materials.
Your tutor will give you feedback and advice. You'll also complete self assessment and homework.
No formal qualifications are required.
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