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We currently offer weekend classes for Furniture Restoration, Wood Working, Wood Carving, Upholstery, Stained Glass and Jewellery Making, and evening classes in Wood Carving (Tuesdays and Thursdays) and Wood Working (Mondays and Wednesdays).

All of those classes cost £275, with a £100 deposit and the remaining of the tuition due on the first day of class. Payments can be made in cash, cheques or debit cards. Note credit cards can be used, but there is a 2% surcharge added to cover the bank charges. Tools are supplied for all courses, materials will be charged separately for Upholstery, Wood Working, Jewellery Making and Furniture Restoration.

We are currently planning on classes in French Upholstery, Traditional Finishes, Colouring Techniques, Using Machines in Wood Carving, and Seat Caning and Rushing. Please write and we will keep you informed of the future classes. Also, watch this space!!!!



Weekday Daytime Classes

Furniture Restoration Friday with Phil Lyons – Winter 2021

Every Friday from 9:30 am to 12:30 p.m. (except during school holidays) - 8 January to 19 March

In this course, Phil will help students of all levels from complete novices to experienced restorers. All types of projects are possible (We do suggest you send a picture of the object if this is your first class with the school). All materials can be provided by the school (although a charge may apply). Paul will carefully walk the student through every step of  the entire process of restoring their selected project.  Imagine the great feeling one gets from developing the hand skills needed to turn a warn piece of furniture into a thing of beauty.

With over 15 years experience running a very successful restoration business, Phil has most recently been honoured with full accreditation by BAFRA (British Antique Furniture Restoration Association).  This means that Phil has proven himself to meet their very high standards in the restoration of antiques.

Price: £275  (Deposit: £100)

Class Dates (every Friday except during school holidays):
January: 8, 15, 22, 29
February: 5, 12, 26
March: 5, 12, 19

Class Times: All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m.

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Upholstery Monday with Kat Lyons – Winter 2021

Every Monday from 9:30 am to 12:30 p.m. (except during school holidays) - 4 January to 15 March

In this exciting course, Kat will help students of all levels from complete novices to experienced upholsterers. All types of projects are possible everything from simple drop in seats to complex buttoning using only tradition techniques hair and stitched seats with webbing and springs (We urge all students  to send a picture of the object if this is your first class with the school at least 2 weeks before the start of the term). Obviously, the skill and experience level of the student will guide what is an acceptable project.

All base materials can be provided by the school (although a charge may apply at the end of the course – the students will be provided materials at a discounted price – an estimate of the material costs can be provided once a photo of the piece is provided). The top cover can also be ordered through the tutor (students will receive a 10% discount on fabric orders.)  Tools will be provided by the tutor for the duration of the class.  If students do want to purchase tools, they, again, can order them through the tutor at a discount.  Students learn how to upholster traditional and modern furniture by working on their own prized objects.

Price: £275 (Deposit: £100)

Class Dates (every Monday):
January: 4, 11, 18, 25
February: 1, 8, 22
March: 1, 8, 15

Class Times: All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m.

 

This class is now full We hope to add more classes so please email us at info@thewooburncraftschool.com so we can keep you informed.





Upholstery Thursday with Kat Lyons – Winter 2021

Every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except during school holidays) - 7 January to 18 March

In this exciting course, Kat will help students of all levels from complete novices to experienced upholsterers. All types of projects are possible everything from simple drop in seats to complex buttoning using only tradition techniques hair and stitched seats with webbing and springs (We urge all students  to send a picture of the object if this is your first class with the school at least 2 weeks before the start of the term). Obviously, the skill and experience level of the student will guide what is an acceptable project.

All base materials can be provided by the school (although a charge may apply at the end of the course – the students will be provided materials at a discounted price – an estimate of the material costs can be provided once a photo of the piece is provided). The top cover can also be ordered through the tutor (students will receive a 10% discount on fabric orders.)  Tools will be provided by the tutor for the duration of the class.  If students do want to purchase tools, they, again, can order them through the tutor at a discount.  Students learn how to upholster traditional and modern furniture by working on their own prized objects.

Price:  £275 (Deposit: £100)

Class Dates (every Thursday except during school holidays):
January: 7, 14, 21, 28
February: 4, 11, 25
March: 4, 11, 18

Class Times: All classes start at 10:00 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m.

 

This class is now full We hope to add more classes so please email us at info@thewooburncraftschool.com so we can keep you informed.