march, 2019

2019sat16mar10:00 amsat4:00 pmDIY: Wooden Furniture Care (MARCH DAY SCHOOL)Trumpington Community CollegeDay:Saturday length of course: 1 week


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Trumpington Community College

Lime Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 9FD

length of course

1 week

Book a place on the course

Price £54.00

For how many people? -1 +

Total Price £54.00


Course details

Brief Description

A course centered on understanding wood, and tips on how to look after it. You will be learning and practicing the following techniques: Why does wood crack? Why does wood corrode? Maintenance. Finishing types. If time allows we will look at some fixes. You will be shown how to use the different techniques and use tools correctly.
Once you have mastered these skills you can go on to make individual projects.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

This is a beginner’s course. No previous experience necessary.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course you will have the opportunity to experience:
• How to recognise different type of wood
• How to treat different type of wood
• How to look after it
• Produce your own project using wood pieces pre-pared by the course tutor.

For the first session you will need to bring:

A pencil and notepad.

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:


On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Your tutor will advise.
The Learn and Train office is also able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.


Domenico PetrelliI have worked in Italy as an art teacher for 3 years before I moved to the UK. I have experience working with drawing and sculpture, clay and wood.

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