4 Day Antiques Course with a Practical Element
25-28 June 2018 / 9-12 October 2018
£745 + Vat = £894 per person

I now offer a practical element to my Antique Furniture Course.

Join in and have a go at repairing a piece of furniture and appreciate the satisfaction of bringing something back to life.

We will look into restoration, veneers, glues & French polishing .

OTHER SUBJECTS WE WILL COVER:

  • Examining furniture both in the workshop and elsewhere
  • Understanding and identifying woods with a comprehensive wood chart,
  • Reviewing styles of furniture and understanding their periods
  • The importance of furniture restoration, its effect and a chance to try your hand
  • How to polishing and learn different techniques
  • Looking at adapted and transformed furniture
  • Recognising fakes from the genuine article

Price £745 +Vat

 For more information please contact Jeremy Gow on 01307 465 342

Courses start 9.30am each day and finish at 5pm and take place at the showroom and workshop with a delicious lunch provided each daily. Courses have been attended by the Art and Antiques unit of Scotland Yard, Antiques dealer, collectors, guides of stately homes, and many other enthusiasts. People have come from Japan, Russia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, South Africa and all corners of Europe.

I have been restoring Antique furniture for over thirty years, and worked extensively in Europe before coming back home to Scotland and starting my own business in 1993. I have worked for the National Galleries of Scotland and many Museums, Royal Palaces and Stately homes. I am a proud member of the British Antique Furniture Restoration Association (BAFRA) and am the only member in Scotland.  I am also a member of the London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association, (LAPADA)

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