Furniture Restoration | Tunbridge Wells Adult Education

Furniture Restoration at Tunbridge Wells Adult Education

Furniture Restoration at Tunbridge Wells Adult Education

Price: £171.00 Starts: 11/01/2018 Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Tutor: Kim Woodward Ends: 22/03/2018 Location: Tunbridge Wells Adult Education
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 10 weeks

About this course

The Furniture Restoration course will include introductory experience of French polishing, veneering, matching antique surfaces, elements of design style, wood recognition, dealing with holes and gaps, reproducing missing moulding and carvings, casting plaster and resin, using tools and structural repairs. You will work primarily on your own projects at your own speed with individual guidance.

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. You will be encouraged to look at the work of other crafts people and artists, both contemporary and historical and keep a sketchbook/ notebook to record goals/ ideas, processes and progress and self assessment against the learning aims on your Individualised Learning Plan, ILP.
Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising crafts people.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need to bring your own choice of project to the first class. At this first session the tutor will discuss any special tools and materials needed and the workshop is well equipped with tools for you use at the class .There are some materials such as French polish, wire wool etc available to buy on the course as needed at reasonable costs. There is also storage available for one small piece of furniture per student [maximum] at the centre. these are left at your own risk.

What can I do next?

Further Craft courses with KAE

What do I need to join the course

This course will be suitable for students of all levels of ability and experience including complete beginners.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person please ask to speak to the Curriculum Leader.

About the Tutor: Kim Woodward

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Getting there

Tunbridge Wells Adult Education
Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN1 1LS


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TWL/52816/F/LC.
Course Code: TWL/52816/F/LC Book Now

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