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

Compact Course: Wood Surfaces: Treating them Right!

Compact Course: Wood Surfaces: Treating them Right!
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.
    More information on the workshop instructor

    Melanie Kirchlechner

    Cabinetmaker, restorer and sculptor Melanie focuses on the unrestrained use of wood as a material. She encourages and supports her students in making their dreams of wood come true! She also gives an insight into her creative work by writing for technical publications.Melanie Kirchlechner

    More information on the workshop location

    Workshop impressions

    Impressions - Compact Course: Wood Surfaces: Treating Them Right!

    Get a picture of the workshop in our image gallery. All images were created during the particular courses at previous dates.

    Impressions of previous workshops

    • QualifikationNone.
    • InfoMaterial included.
    • Participants8
    • Language_LongGerman
    • InstructorMelanie Kirchlechner
    • Duration1,5 days
    • Appointment4.03. - 5.03.2016
    • Time1. day 18.00 - 21.00,
      2. day 09.00 - 18.00
    Workshop no. KU2391602
    €130.00 pro Teilnehmer

    Prices incl. VAT

    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
    Many other models
    Course No. Date End Location Price  
    Kursnnummer: KU2391606
    Beginn: 12/16/16
    Ende: 12/17/16
    Ort: München
    Price: €130.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391701
    Beginn: 2/3/17
    Ende: 2/4/17
    Ort: München
    Price: €135.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391702
    Beginn: 3/10/17
    Ende: 3/11/17
    Ort: München
    Price: €135.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391703
    Beginn: 6/9/17
    Ende: 6/10/17
    Ort: München
    Price: €135.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391704
    Beginn: 7/28/17
    Ende: 7/29/17
    Ort: München
    Price: €135.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391705
    Beginn: 12/15/17
    Ende: 12/16/17
    Ort: München
    Price: €135.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391605
    Beginn: 9/16/16
    Ende: 9/17/16
    Ort: München
    Price: €130.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391604
    Beginn: 7/29/16
    Ende: 7/30/16
    Ort: München
    Price: €130.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391603
    Beginn: 4/29/16
    Ende: 4/30/16
    Ort: München
    Price: €130.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391602
    Beginn: 3/4/16
    Ende: 3/5/16
    Ort: München
    Price: €130.00
    Kursnnummer: KU2391601
    Beginn: 1/29/16
    Ende: 1/30/16
    Ort: München
    Price: €130.00