A continuation furniture restoration course for students to develop restoration skills and work on a small project of their own choice. It is suitable for students of all levels of ability and experience including complete beginners. Students will work primarily on their own projects at their own speed with guidance and support. Aside from individual learning activities the course will include introductory experience of French polishing, veneering, matching antique surfaces, elements of design style, wood recognition, dealing with holes and gas, reproducing missing mouldings and carvings, casting plaster resin, using tools and structural repairs.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Kim Woodward
Kim Woodward is an experienced cabinet maker and has been teaching in the FE/HE sector for the past 12 years, covering a range of subjects which have included Carpentry and Joinery, Antique/Furniture Restoration, Art and Design and BTEC
How will I be taught?
Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.
What do I need to bring with me?
The student will need to bring a small item of furniture that needs restoration. Due to short term storage difficulties, it is advisable that students discuss proposed projects with the tutor before term begins.
What can I do next?
Studio Courses are designed to progress students to higher levels of the craft and also to support application to Access to Art and Degree Foundation courses or relevant Craft, Art and Design Degree courses.
What do I need to join the course
Everyone is welcome to join
The course will be suitable for students of all levels of ability and experience including complete beginners. The course requires a certain level of manual dexterity.
Getting to your course
Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SEV/119907/M/LC.
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