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Event 

Subject:
Restoration and Repair
When:
09/07/09 - 09/18/09 
Where:
Center for Furniture Craftsmanship - Rockport
Category:
Workshop

Description

In this workshop, Teri teaches most aspects of antique furniture repair, restoration, refinishing, and care. Teri will supply the samples to be worked on, but students may also bring small pieces of furniture that they have coordinated with Teri in advance. Topics addressed through demonstration and hands-on exercises include:

  • Adhesives, including hide glue, epoxy, and polyurethane
  • Regluing loose joints
  • Drawer and carcase repair
  • Regluing and replacing loose and missing veneer
  • Regluing and replacing moldings
  • French polishing and padding
  • Color matching
  • Stripping
  • Use of brushes and spray guns
  • Removing white and black water rings
  • Touch up and refinishing with shellac and lacquer

Teri also touches upon the difference between restoration and conservation and the importance of appraisals. Tuition: $1,170

Venue

Venue:
Center for Furniture Craftsmanship   -   Website
Street:
25 Mill St.
ZIP:
04856
City:
Rockport
State:
ME
Country:
Country: us

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