OP Woodcraft | French Polishing & Woodcare Tuition – Courses
French Polishing & Woodcare Tuition – Courses

Furniture Restoration

Our French Polishing tuition at our Cotswold workshop (in Blockley) is designed to give the student the fundamental basics of French polishing and woodcare, and to give hands on tuition leaving the student with the vital practical skills needed to refinish furniture.

Each student will work on a small/medium sized piece of their choice allowing them to go through the full process within one/two working days. Bespoke courses are available including 3, 4, 5 days and a 2 week masterclass.

Full list of courses – https://www.craftcourses.com/providers/op-woodcraft

The course covers the following –

  1. Health and Safety
  2. Polishing materials, tools and personal set up list
  3. Stripping, neutralising and sanding/wire wool techniques
  4. Staining and grain fillers
  5. Shellacs, touching in and waxes
  6. Mop and rubber techniques
  7. Aftercare

The course is designed for groups of 2 to 4. If you wanted a bespoke package then we can mix and match to make sure you gain everything you need from the workshop. This includes French Polishing and Contemporary Furniture Refinishing.


1 day course £175 per person
2 day weekday course £320 per person

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