THE STORAGE FOOTSTOOL
Make a solid hardwood stool frame using hand tools and upholster a lift-up deep-buttoned lid using eco-friendly materials.
At the end of the course you will have a storage footstool to take home and a strong foundation of woodwork and upholstery skills which you can then build on in our Upholstered Furniture for Beginners Level 2 classes
- Using woodwork and upholstery hand tools
- Precision marking and cutting of wood
- Assembling a wood frame and fixings
- Mitre and dowel joints
- Applying a wood finish
- Upholstery foams, natural fillings and sundries
- Eco-friendly upholstery materials and wood finishing
- Shaping a seat pad with fabric and tacking
- Upholstery cuts and folds
- Deep buttoning techniques
22.5 teaching hours (5 days, 10 evenings or 2 weekends).
1 – Suitable for those with no previous woodwork or upholstery experience
COURSE TIME OPTIONS:
Evening classes 6.20pm – 8.35pm – by individual arrangement – please contact us for potential day of the week and start dates
Monday daytime classes 10.00am – 3.00pm
2 x consecutive weekends 10.30am – 4.30pm
All weekly classes must be taken consecutively
HOW TO BOOK IN:
You can book in and pay the course fee through this website page using the drop down menus above.
INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE:
Tutoring and tool use only – please pay for your materials (£100.00) separately here before you start you course: Pay for course materials
You will also need to bring in a minimum of 1400 x 800mm of upholstery fabric approximately half way through the course. We can advise you about purchasing this when you start classes. if you are booked into a weekends course we will send you information by email so that you can order your fabric in advance.
HOW OUR CLASSES WORK:
All of our Upholstered Furniture Level 1 classes have a student:tutor ratio of 8:1.
Tuition is given on an individual basis at each student’s bench to ensure a fully COVID-secure working and learning environment.
We run waiting lists for cancellation spaces on all of our courses – to be added to a list please email email@example.com. Please consider including your telephone number, as spaces sometimes become available at short notice.