Furniture restoration, Cabinet Making & Wood Finishing
Welcome to the Philip Hodge Antiques website & online booking facility where you can see details of our services, including furniture restoration and wood finishing:
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Offered courses are listed on the Available Course Dates link above or via the drop down boxes on each course page. The courses listed over September & October 2018 will be the last I am offering until at least 2020. So if you are considering taking a course then don`t delay & book now. All listed courses will run.
Learn how to join wood together 15 different ways without the use of nails or screws. 2018 course dates now available
A voucher towards all or part of the cost of a course or for furniture restoration. Great gift!
A 5 day course suitable for complete beginners as well as those people who have tried to achieve good quality results and have been disappointed. 2018 course dates now available.
Achieve a high quality finish by learning to prepare surfaces properly and apply gold leaf to picture frames etc. 2018 course dates now available.
Veneering, Marquetry & Inlay
Learn how to lay veneers, make & fit stringlines, inlay and marquetry. Veneering materials and projects are included in the course price. If you have veneered items that you would like to restore then book onto a Furniture Restoration Course.
Wood Finishing Discount Package
Save money & learn more by taking Introductory & Intermediate courses together
Depending on the skills that you would like to learn, select a project that you would like to make. Full plans, instructions/tuition and materials supplied.
Intermediate Wood Finishing
A 2 day follow on course for students who have previously attended the Introductory Wood Finishing Course.
Introductory Wood Finishing
A 2 day intensive course for those wanting to improve their knowledge and technique of wood finishing inc staining, French Polishing, grain filling,waxing.
Furniture Restoration Course
Bring 2 pieces of damaged furniture and restore them yourself with expert tuition.
Introduction to Woodworking
A one day course to teach you the basics of tool identification and use and the safe and correct way to use a range of woodworking machinery.
A very knowledgeable & patient teacher
Enjoyed this course very much. Thought I would have struggled more than I did. I think this was down to excellent notes plus a very knowledgeable & patient teacher. Will be back for another course.
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Due to heavy work load of restoration the courses listed in September & October 2018 will be the last I offer until at least 2020. ...
Posted by Philip Hodge Antiques on 10 July 2018 08:35