Woodworking: Finishing Techniques

Course Information

description

EcoStudio’s ‘Finishing Techniques 101’ is a hands-on class offering participants an introduction to wood finishing techniques and application methods in furniture refurbishing and restoration.

course objectives

Participants will develop an understanding of the following concepts:

How to prepare wood for Panama’s high humidity

How to make your own varnish to achieve vintage and weathered techniques

How to revive old furniture

schedule

Day 1:

Removing old paint and coatings

How to prepare wood for new finishes

Sanding techniques

Day 2:

Understanding different finishing techniques: lacquer, varnish, waxes, polyurethane

Day 3:

How to fix cracks, scratches and tears

Length

Three-day class (9 hours total)

Date/Time

Check back for future dates!  Let us know if you’re interested in taking this course by sending us an email at learn@ecostudio.ngo

 

pre-requisite

None

level

Beginner

Age

18+

language of instruction

English

Required materials

EcoStudio recommends wearing clothing you don’t mind getting dirty.

COST

Member $150/ Nonmember $165

important information

Please note that open-toed shoes are not allowed at EcoStudio.

Participants must provide a copy of their insurance policy prior to commencing course.  

PARTICIPANTS MUST PRINT AND SIGN FAB LAB ECOSTUDIO WAIVER PRIOR TO COMMENCING COURSE.  WAIVER IS SENT TO PARTICIPANT UPON REGISTRATION FOR COURSE.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

Cancellation policy

EcoStudio reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation, classroom, equipment or trainer availability.

If full payment is not received three days prior to course commencement EcoStudio reserves the right to relinquish participant’s reservation.   

Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to course commencement will only receive credit towards a future course.

Cancellations received 3 days prior to course commencement will only be reimbursed 50% of the course fee.

No-shows will be invoiced the full course fee.  

 

Contact information

For inquiries please contact Fab Lab Ecostudio at:

learn@ecostudio.ngo

Join us!

We’re excited to have you!

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00am - 3:00 p.m.
*Fab Lab EcoStudio's hours of operation do not reflect course hours, which may take place after hours of operation.

Location

Ciudad del Saber, Panamá
Calle Dwyer, Edificio 245