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Learn How To Finish Furniture

February 12 - February 16 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


This hands-on workshop class builds a foundation in furniture finishing techniques. Ideal for anyone who works with wood.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Level:[/one_fifth]Open to All

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]What You Will Learn:[/one_fifth]Through a series of lectures and hands-on demos, you will learn how to finish furniture and practice finishing techniques.  This will include the[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth] following:

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      • how to select a finish based on aesthetic and function
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      • how to prepare wood to receive a finish
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      • changing the texture of the wood with fillers
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      • mortise and tenons – hanging the color of the wood with dyes, stains, and toners
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      • applying clear coat finishes including brush on, wipe on, spray on finishes
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      • how to repair application defects

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  • how to maintain a finish

 

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]What You Will Do:[/one_fifth]You will practice applying finishing systems to sample boards and any small projects you bring. You’ll work with oil, wax, shellac, [one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth]polyurethane,varnish, and lacquer. After the coatings, you will adjust sheen using rub out techniques.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Tools Needed: [/one_fifth]See Full List.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Materials & Books Needed:[/one_fifth] Materials Needed: Optional small project for practice

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth]Required books: Finishing  by Bob Flexnor

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Syllabus: [/one_fifth]Finishing Syllabus

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Fees:[/one_fifth][one_fourth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Tuition: [/one_fourth]$750 per person
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth] [one_fourth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Studio & Materials Fee: [/one_fourth]None
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth] [one_fourth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Non-Refundable Registration Fee: [/one_fourth]$45

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]What’s Next:[/one_fifth]Newly equipped with finishing skills, you can finish any future project. Register for a project-based class, like Table Making or Box Making.

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