Booking

Professional Traditional Upholstery Course, 2017-2019, Year 1

Start Date Finish Date Capacity Location Price
28 Sep 17 5 Jul 18 4 of 8 School of Stuff studio 2,400.00

First year of a two year step-by-step course in traditional upholstery, designed for career changers.  Taught systematically through a series of exercises in year one, building to the complete reupholstery of a fully sprung armchair in year two.  Teaching is on Thursdays. Three twelve week terms each year, roughly coinciding with school term times. First year exercises: drop-in seat, stitched edge square stool, stitched stuffover dining chair, well seat, sprung dining chair, stitched scroll arm, box cushion. The fee of £2,400 is for one year. An initial deposit of £800 will secure your place for Year 1. The deposit is refundable up to 1st September 2017, but not thereafter. Payment of the balance will be in two instalments of £800, on or before 30th September, and on or before 30th November. Early booking discount: if you pay the first instalment before 31st July, a 10% discount will apply to your annual fee, which will be reflected in the final instalment. Fees and discounts are the same for Year 2. Dates above are for year one. For a more detailed course outline and term dates email stuff@theschoolofstuff.co.uk.


 

Professional Furniture Restoration Course, 2017-2018

Start Date Finish Date Capacity Location Price
27 Sep 17 12 Jul 18 0 of 8 School of Stuff woodworking studio 2,400.00

A one year course in furniture restoration, designed for would be furniture restorers, and dealers who want to do their own restoration.  Teaching is one day a week, on Wednesdays. A range of restoration skills is taught systematically in this studio based, hands on course. Three twelve week terms a year, roughly coinciding with school term times. Teaching covers dismantling and reassembling chairs, reconstructing furniture joints, repairing losses, staining, polishing and colour matching, and working with veneers, and you will work on real antiques, supplied by you or us. The fee of £2,400 is for the year. A deposit of £800 will secure your place. The deposit is refundable up to 1st September 2017, but not thereafter.  The balance of the fee will be payable in two instalments of £800, payable on or before 30th September and on or before 30th November.  There is an early booking discount of 10% of the fee for the year, if you pay the first instalment by 31st July, which will be applied to the final instalment. For further details and course outline email us: stuff@theschoolofstuff.co.uk

Modern Upholstery Techniques 2017-2018

Start Date Finish Date Capacity Location Price
25 Sep 17 9 Jul 18 5 of 8 Upholstery studio 2,400.00

A one year course, taught on Mondays, from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Topics covered include modern upholstery techniques, modern materials, using an air compressor and staple gun, advanced machining skills, making cushions and loose covers, estimating, setting up a workshop, marketing. This course is designed for people who plan to set up in business as upholsterers.  Some knowledge of traditional upholstery techniques is required. The fee of £2,400 is for the year. An initial deposit of £800 will secure your place for year one. The deposit is refundable up to 1st September 2017, but not thereafter. Payment of the balance will be in two instalments of £800, on or before 30th September, and on or before 30th November. Early booking discount: if you pay before 31st July, and pay subsequent instalments on time, there is a 10% discount on the annual fee, which will be refunded to you after payment of the final instalment. For a course outline email us: stuff@theschoolofstuff.co.uk.

 

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