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SOLD OUT! Beginner: Upholstered Bench


  • Hands-On Halifax 6070 Almon Street Halifax, NS, B3K Canada (map)

We will learn the basics of carpentry tools and building principles, along with the basics of upholstery. Taken together, you will build a cushioned bench with a 18"x36" top--in only six hours of class time over two sessions! This class is meant for beginners and you do not need to be a member to take it.

The build will consist of two sessions. On Wednesday June 21st, we meet to build the bench base, which will follow a plan something like this: http://www.morelikehome.net/2012/10/day-9-build-bench-with-2x4s.html

The next week, Wednesday June 28th we meet again and are joined by Marty Robar from On the Mend Upholstery and Restoration. He will teach us the basics of upholstery and we'll make a no-sew cushioned top for the bench, along the lines of this one: http://www.oldhousetonewhome.net/2014/07/diy-no-sew-bench-cushion.html

$100 (taxes included) plus $50 for the lumber, upholstery foam and fabric. $150 total payable by Visa, Mastercard or AmEx, or online here: https://squareup.com/store/handsonhalifax/item/upholstered-bench

Email handsonhalifax@gmail.com to register.

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