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Modern Upholstery 5 Day Intensive July 2017

Start Date Finish Date Capacity Location Price
17 Jul 17 21 Jul 17 6 of 6 School of Stuff 475.00

Five day course running from Monday to Friday inclusive on Modern Upholstery Techniques. Familiarise yourself with modern upholstery materials, and learn modern techniques, such as how to cut and shape foam,  how to make a pattern for a new top cover for your modern chair, and how to use a sewing machine accurately to make a perfectly fitting fixed cover.  This is a small class with maximum flexibility so that we can tailor the session to your needs and skills levels.  All materials except top cover and trimmings included.  Your project should be an upholstered chair made after 1950. If you want to discuss a project email us: stuff@theschoolofstuff.co.uk. Hours for this 5 day session are 10.00am to 4.00pm every day with an hour off for lunch.

Furniture Restoration 5 Day intensive July 2017

Start Date Finish Date Capacity Location Price
24 Jul 17 28 Jul 17 6 of 6 School of Stuff 475.00

Five day project based session in which you will restore a piece of furniture. The techniques you learn will depend on what is wrong with your object, but might include dismantling and reassembly, fixing joints, replacing losses with fillers and timber patches, working with veneers, removing and replacing finishes, and repolishing.  This is a small class with maximum flexibility so that we can tailor the session to your needs.  You should check that your project is suitable for the course by emailing stuff@theschoolofstuff.co.uk.  Nearly all materials are included in the course fee.  Please note, reupholstery is not included in this session, but if you choose a chair and it is upholstered we may have to remove the upholstery to carry out repairs. Also, it will help to have some woodworking skills.  If you don't have woodworking experience and your project demands them, you will spend the first day developing these skills before we let you loose on your project!

Project Upholstery 5 Day Intensive September 2017

Start Date Finish Date Capacity Location Price
4 Sep 17 8 Sep 17 6 of 6 School of Stuff 475.00

Five day project based upholstery session running from Monday to Friday inclusive in which you will learn the techniques required to reupholster a chair of your choice.  Your project can be an antique, vintage or modern chair. This is a small class with maximum flexibility so that we can tailor the session to your needs.  All materials except top cover and trimmings included. Email for guidelines on suitable projects stuff@theschoolofstuff.co.uk.  Hours for this 5 day session are 10.00am to 4.00pm every day with an hour off for lunch.

Woodworking for Beginners 5 Day September 2017

Start Date Finish Date Capacity Location Price
18 Sep 17 22 Sep 17 6 of 6 School of stuff workshop 475.00

Five day intensive course, teaching basic woodworking skills for furniture, covers measuring and marking, cutting and shaping wood, the care and maintenance of tools, and the construction of simple and complex joints. There will also be theoretical sessions on the properties of timber and other materials, and sessions on design. By the end of the week you will have made a hardwood toolbox. Teaching hours are 10.00am to 4.00pm, with an hour off for lunch. Taught by Peter Kuh.

 

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