Welcome to the Philip Hodge Antiques website & online booking facility where you can see details of our services, including furniture restoration, wood finishing & short courses.
My address is White House, Harleston Rd, Weybread, Suffolk, IP21 5TU. My phone number is 01379 851131 mob: 07801067936. If you have furniture that you would like restored please get in touch. Course dates for 2021 are now available. Please click on course titles below for full details. People on my mailing list will be the first to know when I announce new course dates. If you would like to be notified & are not already signed up please join the list from this page. Furniture restoration services - Click Here
You can book on a course with peace of mind knowing that should Covid regulations affect the course you will be given the option of transferring to later dates or receive a full refund
If you wish to bring items of furniture to me for restoration please do so by appointment only.
I am now licensed to test and award certificates of competence to professionals who wish to continue to use Dichloromethane paint stripper
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.
Achieve a high quality finish by learning to prepare surfaces properly and apply gold leaf to picture frames etc. If you would like to be notified when new dates are available please sign up to my mailing list from my homepage.
Tool Tuning & Sharpening + Introduction To Cabinet Making
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. If you cannot attend currently listed dates & would like to be notified when new dates are available please s
Tool Sharpening 2 day course
Learn to prepare & sharpen your woodworking tools
A voucher towards all or part of the cost of a course or for furniture restoration. Great gift!
Learn how to join wood together 15 different ways without the use of nails or screws. Next course dates available in 2019
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.
Intermediate Wood Finishing
A 2 day follow on course for students who have previously attended the Introductory Wood Finishing Course.
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.
Furniture Restoration Course
Bring 2 pieces of damaged or tired 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.
Its been a great course. Thanks for continually pushing us in our abilities & making us feel so welcome
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I confidently expect to be back running courses from May 2021. Hopefully we can look forward with confidence. ...
Posted by Philip Hodge Antiques on 10 March 2021 13:58