Prices with or without VAT?
This setting applies to all prices but may be changed at any time.
 
This workshop is currently not available

French Polishing with John Lloyd

French Polishing with John Lloyd
This course teaches the art of applying and polishing shellac. Often referred to as »French...
This course teaches the art of applying and polishing shellac. Often referred to as »French polish«, it is actually more like an »English polish«. Shellac creates one of the best surfaces on wood and has many advantages: It can be applied by hand, dries quickly, can be repaired and gives the wood a beautiful finish. Using simple techniques and with a little practice, you will learn to master one of the best polishing methods with ease. Sample blockboards are used for practice.
Course content:
  • Correct preparing of the wood surface
  • What is shellac? Types and how to mix them
  • »Filling pores« - traditional methods of filling and dyeing wood pores
  • Making the polishing pad
  • Applying the shellac with brush and polishing pad
  • Fast application system for the shellac
  • Simplified version of shellac polishing
  • Dealing with polishing mistakes and other »challenges«, including removing water stains and heat damage
  • Polishing, matt-finishing and waxing to control the gloss level
  • Bei Buchung mehrerer John Lloyd-Kurse erhalten Sie einen DICTUM-Gutschein in Höhe von 20 €.
 
more
less
More information on the workshop instructor

John Lloyd

For twenty years, John has specialised in restoring antique furniture in Sussex, England, working for numerous private customers as well as Sothebys, Christies and St Pauls Cathedral. He shares his profound knowledge in courses and as an author of Woodworking Magazine. His book Furniture Restoration: A Professional at Work offers a collection of his articles, which are highly regarded in specialist circles.John Lloyd

More information on the workshop location

KURSORT München

Get out of the office and come to the workshop!

At the DICTUM workshop Kurswerkstatt München we have adapted our handicraft courses to suit the urban life style. In after-work classes or semester courses the participants learn how to handle machine tools and employ their new knowledge in project courses.


DICTUM Kurswerkstatt Munich
Haager Str. 9 - 2nd floor
81671 München



More info on the Kurswerkstatt Munich
  • QualifikationNone
  • InfoMaterial included (€70).
  • LanguageEnglish, with German translation
  • Participants8
  • InstructorJohn Lloyd
  • Duration2 days
  • Appointment10.08 - 11.08.
  • Time9.00 - 18.00
  • LocationHaager Str. 9 II. Stock, 81671 München
Workshop no. KU2351701
Please inform me as soon as the product is available again.
 
 
€399.00 pro Teilnehmer

Prices incl. VAT

i
The instructors of these courses are internationally acclaimed masters of their craft. Intensity and perfection are the hallmarks of these courses.
Additional course dates available on request - our lines are open Monday till Friday, from 8 am to 8 pm by telephone on + 49-(0)991-9109-909 or via email to workshop@dictum.com
Many other models
Course No. Start End Location Price  
Kursnnummer: KU2351701
Start: 8/10/17
end: 8/11/17
Location: München
Price: €399.00

You might also be interested in

Relief Carving

€195.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1531801

Japanese Sliding Door

€309.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU2901701

Power Router Basic Course

€109.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU9021709

Customers also viewed

Sharpening Carving and Sculpting Tools

€105.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU4101801

Sharpening of Cutting Tools

€105.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU4061801

Side table with swivel drawer

€779.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU2981801

 

Useful Accessories for Hand Planes

€325.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU2941801

 

Creating a Wooden Plane

€435.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU2931801

 

Block Intarsia

€349.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1841801

Tool Locker with Clever Interior Design

€449.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1811802

Tool Locker with Clever Interior Design

€449.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1811801

Relief Carving

€195.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1531801

Gilding

€364.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1701801

Chip Carving

€195.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1401801

Violin Making Basic Course

€749.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1241801

Figurative Wood Carving

€209.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1171802

Introduction to Sculpting

€309.00

incl. VAT Workshop No. KU1131804

Viewed