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Furniture Polishing Introduction Short Course

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Breathe new life into tired treasures

This course is for anyone who wants to fix up or rejuvenate old or second hand furniture. You'll learn how to effectively and safely use lacquers, putty and shellac to carry out antique restoration of old and used furniture.

You can bring in your own timber furniture project to work on. If you dont have a project we can supply an item for you to work on but we will retain it after completion of this short course.

  • Rejuvenate furniture
  • Fix scratches and dents in timber furniture
  • Strip and re-finish old furniture
  • Stain furniture correctly (one pot method/brush techniques/graining/effects)

Classes are run over five Tuesday evenings, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

2022 course dates
Term 3: 2/08 - 30/08
Term 4: 18/10 - 15/11

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

You will need to supply your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) i.e. safety glasses, rubber mask, closed shoes, appropriate clothing.

If you have completed Woodwork Introduction you may bring your piece of furniture along to finish it in this course.


*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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