Learn how to restore wooden furniture

Reviews: Average review: 4.5 Number of reviews: ( 4) Level: Beginner Category: , ,

Do you find wooden furniture as beautiful and endearing as it is imperfect? Would you like to give some love to that chair whose rungs are threatening to give way?

In this 3-hour workshop, we’ll discover the basics of furniture restoration, while respecting its style and origins! Whether it’s your ancestor’s battered chest of drawers, a rickety chair found in an alley, or a piece of Scandinavian furniture that’s aged, this workshop will show us the steps we need to take to restore our old wooden furniture to its former glory.

After discussing the precautions to be taken when salvaging, we’ll go through the various stages of restoration:
– Cleaning and stripping
– Analysis of work and products required
– Disassembly and reassembly
– Finishing

We’ll then take a look at common problems and their solutions: furniture legs; seats; drawer slides; drawer bottoms; chair rungs; repairing misfits.

Finally, we’ll look at the finishing stage, which brings the final touch to your project! We’ll learn how to apply finishing products with brushes and cloths; different finishing products (ancestral, ecological and modern); and how to make your own furniture polish.

Skills required: none, apart from a little curiosity.

The price includes all necessary materials and thousands of tips for your DIY projects!

Note: this workshop is mainly theoretical. If you have an object to restore, you can bring it in for a diagnosis. It just has to be small enough to be carried in your hands (drawer, chair seat, furniture leg…).

Past makers' reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars (based on 4 reviews)
Rated 4.0 out of 5
2 April 2024

J’ai apprécié l’atelier de restauration de meubles pour la compétence de la formatrice, le document de référence, le fait d’être en petit groupe et le plaisir de savoir que je pourrai me référer à vous pour avoir des conseils supplémentaire.

Denise D.
Rated 5.0 out of 5
6 January 2024

Joel a beaucoup de connaissances. J’ai appris de nouvelles techniques, de nouveaux outils & repris confiance en moi pour recommencer ce que je connaissais déjà.

Rated 4.0 out of 5
8 December 2023

Je sais maintenant comment entreprendre un projet de restauration avec les bons produits … je connais aussi les produits à éviter et surtout quelques erreurs à éviter!!!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
30 September 2023

Il y a beaucoup d’informations et l’atelier est très complet!


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$85 + txs
  • 14 years old minimum
    Friday, April 19 6:00 pm
    Location: Village Duration: 3:00 Language: French
  • 14 years old minimum
    Saturday, April 27 10:00 am
    Location: Village Duration: 3:00 Language: French
  • 14 years old minimum
    Wednesday, May 1 6:00 pm
    Location: Village Duration: 3:00 Language: French