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Furniture Restoration - learn how to restore wooden items, 15 Feb, 1-4.30pm, Hub Zero

In this workshop, our instructor, Buffie, will teach you how to restore wooden furniture and safely use tools and materials.

There will be a health and safety briefing at the start of the workshop to inform participants of safety precautions before we begin using tools and materials.

You will learn how to strip, sand, clean, stain and either oil/wax or lacquer. To keep costs down, the learning group will work on a combined project. But feel free to bring in a small item to practice on,

All participants must wear covered shoes and non-flowing clothing (tight-ish!).

The workshop will provide the following

Health & Safety Briefing

Step by step refurbishment guidelines

Furniture paint stripping

Sanding through different grits

Preparation for staining


Waxing, oiling & lacquering

When: Saturday 15 Feb 1-4.30

Where: Hub Zero, 116c Cavendish Place, Manukau

Places are limited so book your place NOW. Don't miss out!

This is a non-profit training where funds cover costs and any profits go towards establishing new artisans to deliver more upcycling courses.

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