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Furniture Restoration Workshop

 

Minimum number of members

2

Maximum number of members

4

Equipment

Woodwork tools, brushes, electric sander, PPE.

Materials

Paints, strippers and varnishes, sand-paper, wire wool, old sheets, donated furniture.

Cost

Free

Location

Garden workshop

Length of workshop

3 hours

Workshop description

This workshop aims to recycle and restore old furniture into more loveable pieces which can then be sold.

Workshop aims

By the end of the workshop members will:

 

·         have learnt how to use PPE and any tools and equipment  safely.

·         practise various restoration and woodwork techniques to restore donated furniture.

·         think about ways to design and up-cycle furniture into desirable items.

·         have thought about how Make, Do and Mend can market and sell restored furniture to fund further workshops.

Other information

Please wear old clothes you will not worry about getting paint on. This workshop is also dependant on dry weather.

 

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