Basic Wood Finishing Online Workshop

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Learn the basic understanding of safe furniture finishes in practice and theory online & face to face Woodwork & DIY Program in Sydney.

This course will teach you the very basics of finishing furniture and wood. You will receive samples of common wood finishes, and have the opportunity to understand and practice using those finishes with the guidance of your instructor.

The facilitators will explain and demonstrate theory and practical aspects. Throughout the online class you will be given time to practice with guidance and ask questions.

Please note:

  • This class is offered as an online class only using the zoom platform!
  • Enrolment will be closed one week before the start of the course.

Course outcomes

By the end of this course, you will better understand

  • why we finish wood
  • how finishes harden
  • hot to apply oils
  • how to make and apply shellac
  • how to apply polyurethane
  • how to apply wax
  • sanding and prepping timber

Ideal for

  • Everyone! No prior skills required.

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Safety and Housekeeping
  • Preparation of materials
  • Do’s and don’ts

Materials for live online courses

The Bower will send a kit (valued at $70) that includes
Please note, by enrolling you agree to the College supplying your home address and contact details to the Bower for the safe and secure delivery of your products.

  • Linseed oil
  • Shellac
  • Wax
  • Polyurethane
  • Solvents
  • Board for testing finishes on

You will also receive a list of recommended brushes and other materials to acquire (expected cost up to $26)

Venue

Online – You will receive your logins after your enrolments via email.

Other information

  • Please don’t wear your best clothing
  • If you have long hair, please tie it back
  • Wear closed-in shoes, no heels, please
  • Please do not wear jewellery

Classes

Basic Wood Finishing Online Workshop

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$199 Limited inc GST / $159.20 / $179.10

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