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Furniture Restoration

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  • Internationally Accredited by ICOES
  • Fully CPD/CE Certified
  • Instant Free PDF Certificate
  • Recommended by 95% of Students
  • 24/7 Access
  • 4177 Students Enrolled

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Furnish homes on a budget. Find out how to restore old furniture to create unique pieces for every room


Do you have old furniture that’s lost its original appeal? Or family heirlooms or treasured possessions collecting dust but you keep for their sentimental value? Maybe you love hunting for bargains in garage sales and flea markets?

Fancy breathing new life into old chairs or saving tables on the brink of collapse? If you’ve always wondered how to turn your furniture “trash” into valued “treasures,” this course is for you!

In this furniture restoration course you will learn the basic principles and techniques for restoring many types of materials and creating do-it-yourself décor you can be proud of. You will learn what makes antiques unique to their time periods and how to keep the integrity of historical pieces of furniture while updating them in a way that suits your style.

You will quickly develop the talent of looking at something old and making it look new again. Whether it’s with wood, fabric, metal, or other materials, you will be following step-by-step procedures to fashion beautiful pieces for your home.

If you’ve always wondered how to create beautiful and cost-friendly pieces of furniture, sign up today!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

In this furniture restoration course, you will learn:

  • The aesthetic principles of various historical time periods

  • What makes something an “antique”

  • Tips and tricks for finding hidden treasures

  • Ways to save money while furnishing your home, office, or any living space

  • How to safely work with various materials and chemicals

  • How to strip, sand, stain, and paint wood pieces

  • The best techniques for restoring couches, chairs, and other upholstery items

  • Ways to update household items and novelty pieces so they become valued structures at a fraction of what you’d pay in the stores

 

  • Everyone who is interested in updating their own living space

  • Anyone who wants to create an original furniture piece as a gift

  • Entrepreneurs wishing to sell an item they’ve refurbished

  • You, if you’re considering a business venture in the world of furniture restoration

  • Owners of secondhand furniture shops who are ready to restore furniture before selling it on

  • People buying a home who want unique pieces of furniture

 

After completing this course, you will have the tools, techniques, and tricks to let your creativity soar!

 

Trendimi courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

To receive certification, you must:

  • Complete every page of the course

  • Pass the exams with a minimum score of 55% for each (each module includes a test based on key learning objectives in that study topic)

If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course

You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)

This course is CPD/CE accredited. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.

Module 1: Principles Of Furniture Restoration
  • What is furniture restoration?
  • History of furniture restoration
  • Why restore furniture?
  • Antique versus modern restorations
Module 2: Getting Started
  • Choosing a piece to restore
  • Deciding on a concept or theme
  • Finding the rightsupplies
  • Taking safety precautions
Module 3: Working With Types Of Wood
  • Sanding and stripping the wood
  • Repairing cracks or scratches
  • Painting techniques
  • Staining, polishing, waxing and other finishing steps
  • DIY project: Dresser restoration
Module 4: How To Update Upholstery
  • Types of upholstery to restore
  • Choosing fabrics to suit your décor
  • Removing the old upholstery
  • Cutting, sewing, and working with fabrics and foam
  • DIY project: remodeled dining chairs
Module 5: Other Restoration Projects
  • Refinishing metals
  • Updating lighting fixtures
  • Working with mirror and glass pieces
  • Restoring clocks and novelty pieces
  • DIY project: old trunk or suitcase coffee table

RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

Step 1

Register

Follow the easy peasy enrollment process

Step 2

Study

Absorb and remember course content with our easy-to-follow, structured information and helpful illustrations. And yes - you can study anywhere, anytime, from any device

Step 3

Evaluations

Reinforce your learning with quizzes at the end of each module

Step 4

Certification

Once you’ve successfully completed your course and passed the exams, you’ll receive your certification. Congratulations on your amazing achievement!

Module 1: Principles Of Furniture Restoration
  • What is furniture restoration?
  • History of furniture restoration
  • Why restore furniture?
  • Antique versus modern restorations
Module 2: Getting Started
  • Choosing a piece to restore
  • Deciding on a concept or theme
  • Finding the rightsupplies
  • Taking safety precautions
Module 3: Working With Types Of Wood
  • Sanding and stripping the wood
  • Repairing cracks or scratches
  • Painting techniques
  • Staining, polishing, waxing and other finishing steps
  • DIY project: Dresser restoration
Module 4: How To Update Upholstery
  • Types of upholstery to restore
  • Choosing fabrics to suit your décor
  • Removing the old upholstery
  • Cutting, sewing, and working with fabrics and foam
  • DIY project: remodeled dining chairs
Module 5: Other Restoration Projects
  • Refinishing metals
  • Updating lighting fixtures
  • Working with mirror and glass pieces
  • Restoring clocks and novelty pieces
  • DIY project: old trunk or suitcase coffee table

$ 99

SIGN UP NOW!
  • Internationally Accredited by ICOES
  • Fully CPD/CE Certified
  • Instant Free PDF Certificate
  • Recommended by 95% of Students
  • 24/7 Access
  • 4177 Students Enrolled
SIGN UP NOW!