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Wooden Furniture Restoration- 5 Weeks, West Auckland's RE: MAKER SPACE, Saturday 11 May - 22 June, 10am - 12pm

Price $150 NZD + BF Get tickets

Event description

Brought to you by Community Matters!

Come and join us to learn the craft of furniture upcycling and restoration. All materials and tools will be provided and you will get to bring in your own projects to work on over the five-week period. 

Week 1: Learn the 4 stages of wooden furniture restoration, Strip/ Sand/ Stain/ Seal.  We will go through all the tools and products.  Finally, we will discuss breaks, cracks and bora.  Start work on individual projects

Week 2: Upcycle Painting Techniques. Continue working on projects. 

Week 3-5: Continue working on projects including staining, painting and sealing.   

 Important Notes: 

  1. You need to arrive at this workshop for the beginning of class and the health and safety briefing to be able to take part in the rest of the class.
  2. Children are not able to attend with guardians due to health and safety requirements.
  3. Please bring a small piece of furniture, not a precious piece to learn on. You will need to take your furniture home at the end of each session.
  4. Please bring your own rubber gloves. 
  5. All participants must wear covered shoes and non-flowing clothing (tight-ish!).  Some work may be outdoors, please wear a sun hat and sunscreen if required. 
  6. Please wear old clothes and bring a water bottle and snacks.

When:  Every Saturday from 11 May to 22 June, 10 am - 12 pm 

Where: West Auckland's RE: MAKER SPACE, 6 Westgate Drive, Massey. Auckland. 
Cost:  $150


There is no class on Saturday 1 June due to King's Birthday weekend

There is no class on Saturday 15 June

The ReCreators are on a mission to show the world how to reduce and reuse our natural resources. It's easy, fun, creative, and sustainable. Join us on our journey. 

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We have three on-site carparks available for your convenience. Additionally, on-street parking surrounds the venue, and the Massey Leisure Centre is situated across the road. To ensure good neighbourly relations, kindly refrain from parking in spaces designated for our neighbours.

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