Upholstered Armchair Course

£475.00

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UPHOLSTERED ARMCHAIR COURSE

This practical woodwork and upholstery course involves making a solid hardwood chair frame using non-traditional woodwork joinery and then upholstering it using a mix of modern and traditional upholstery materials and methods.

THIS COURSE IS AIMED AT BEGINNERS AND WILL TEACH YOU ABOUT:

  • Using woodwork and upholstery hand and power tools
  • Chair design for strength and stability
  • Precision marking and cutting of wood
  • Creating strong joins with modern methods
  • Using pocket hole screws and dowels effectively
  • Finishing a wood frame
  • Attaching webbing and sinuous springs
  • Upholstery foam, fillings and sundries
  • Shaping chair seat and back using calico
  • Stitching and fitting a top cover

All armchair materials other than the top cover fabric are included in the course fee – please bringĀ 3 metres of upholstery weight fabric (minimum width 1 metre) with you to the course.

COURSE LENGTH

1 day a week for 8 weeks / 1 evening a week for 16 evenings / 5 longer consecutive days in a single week