Restoration of Fine Furniture

10 Weeks, Evening

Evening 6pm-8pm. 28 April 2014 Fulcrum Centre

The Course

In brief ...

This course gives the student an appreciation of the skills required to repair, restore and conserve wooden furniture. The student will need to bring in a piece of wooden furniture to be repaired and restored under the guidance of the specialist tutor. The piece must be transported to class on a weekly basis.

What the Course Leads to

What courses can I do after this?

On successful completion of this practical course you can progress onto any of our other woodwork courses. The College also runs a wide range of other construction, craft and DIY courses. Please ask for details.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have ...

No formal qualifications are required to join this course, however you should be enthusiastic about learning new craft skills.

International entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required to join this course, however you should be enthusiastic about learning new craft skills.

Course costs

Course offerings and fees
Course Code Start Date Location Costs: 16-18 Costs: 19+ Costs: 19+ (concessions) 24+ Loan
TENXEZ5085 26/09/2014 Fulcrum Centre for Construction Crafts £205 £205 £205 N/A
TENXEZ5093 28/04/2014 Fulcrum Centre for Construction Crafts £205 £205 £205 N/A
Costs

The cost of this course is £205 - no concessions.

More Information

Course Assessment

There are no formal assessments during this course.

Duration
10 Weeks
Attendance
Evening
Start Day/Time

Evening 6pm-8pm. 28 April 2014 Fulcrum Centre

Level
Not applicable
Qualification Name
College Certificate
Awarding Body
Bournemouth & Poole College

Course Content

Course content

Introduction:

Health & Safety and College Procedures

Basic Tools and Equipment

Preparation Techniques:

Removal of Bruises, Dents and Scratches

Repairing Blisters

Removing Stains in Wood

Bleaching

Chemical Stripping

Restoration Techniques:

Repairing Veneers

Repairing Joints

Replacing or Restoring Damaged Components

Finishing Techniques:

Staining

French Polishing

Working with Colours

Oil Finishes

Wax Finishes