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Introduction to Traditional Sprung Upholstery

We are delighted to announce a brand new 10 week traditional upholstery course at City of Oxford College’s Rycotewood Furniture department. This introduction to sprung upholstery is for beginners (and those who have completed the upholstered stool making)

What do I learn?
Throughout the process of building your chair we will cover the following topics (demonstrations of techniques and handouts will be also given):

- Introduction to tools, materials, fire safety regulations
- Stripping down a chair
- Wood finishes
- Unders
What do I gain?
You will gain knowledge and skills in using traditional craft techniques in your upholstery.
What do I need?
You must supply your own chair, please email an image of a potential chair in advance and advice will be given as to its suitability.
Please bring a camera/phone to record each step and a fabric tape measure. You will also need top fabric towards the end of the course, advice will be given (all other tools and materials will be provided).
What can I do next?
Would you like to learn more? Please register your interest and we will let you know of any future courses in upholstery
What else do I need to know?
This course runs on 10 Thursdays from 2- 5.30pm.

Teaching will take place in our upholstery workshop by professional upholsterer Rachael Stevenson.

Please note that this course will NOT run during half term.

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Part-time Oxford City Centre


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10 Weeks 16 to 18 EU tuition fee : £550.00
19+ EU tuition fee : £550.00

Please note - Fees may be subject to change

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