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Online Furniture Builder
2pm Friday 1 May

Friday 1 May 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Furniture builder - George timber frame

Build a Footstool

Is there a furniture maker inside you trying to get out? Want to build a simple piece of furniture with your own hands? Confused about basic upholstery? Not sure what tools you need?

We can help you with all this in one online session!

We’ll show you how to make your very own footstool in simple steps and demystify all the upholstery “speak”:

  • Basic tools required
  • Making a timber frame from recycled or new timber
  • Attaching jute webbing and hessian
  • Cutting and glueing foam
  • Attaching wadding
  • Selecting and measuring fabric
  • Attaching fabric
  • Creating beautiful corners
  • Attaching buttons
  • Attaching dust cover
  • Attaching legs

In this 2 hour session, we’ll make a footstool as you watch and, we’ll answer your questions as we go!

At the end of the session, if you are ready to make your own footstool, we’ll have available in our shop:

  • standard timber frames* 50cm x 35cm
  • kits to suit a standard timber frame (containing, webbing, hessian, foam and wadding)
  • a choice of legs
  • individual materials you require for those who already have some supplies of your own

*If you would like a timber frame of a different length, please contact us.

What is provided:
A set of comprehensive notes to help you with future projects.

Important – please read
Times and dates – workshops are AEST also known as Australia, Brisbane time or GMT+10. Please check how this time compares to your local time.
Booking cut off time – we need time to send you the log in details for this workshop, for this reason we are cutting off the booking for this workshop at 6pm on Wednesday 29 April.
Email – as confirmation of your registration you will receive an email with instructions and guidelines for preparation.

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Friday 1 May 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Julie Hillier
0414 467 405
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