Furniture Restoration (Brinsbury)

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • 23.04.2019 - 8 Weeks
  • £ £128

This course aims to demonstrate how to repair and restore antique and modern furniture to a high ethical standard. It is essential to buy and bring your own pair of safety boots. Tuesday Evening Sessions: 18:30 - 21:00

Career options

Learners may wish to progress further on to other creative classes within the College.

What you need to know

Entry Requirements?

No previous experience required.

What will I study?

Students will carry out simple repairs to both the structure and surface finish of a small item of their own furniture. Please bring a small piece of furniture to be worked on, disposable latex gloves, old toothbrush, a selection of cheap artist’s paintbrushes, clean rags, paper towels, methylated & white spirit (other items TBC) Available in small quantities at cost price from tutor: Polishing materials, Consolidants, Adhesive, Stain, artists' quality watercolour paints, good quality artists' (sable) brushes.

How will I be taught?

Practical demonstrations led by the tutor; one-to-one tuition within the group; individual/group discussion/evaluations of the practical work achieved.

How will I be assessed?

Continuous classroom assessment based on Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement (RARPA)
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Five highlights

  • 1 Develop new skills and techniques
  • 2 Meet new friends in a safe environment
  • 3 Good range of facilities and services
  • 4 Appropriate classroom/workshop
  • 5 Course is structured and well managed with helpful feedback