Upholstery Foundation Level Four

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From stripping down the chair to tying in the double cone springs to applying the final fabric and braid – it is all included in this set of 24 videos. By the end of Foundation Level Four, you will know how to upholster a dining chair with double cone upholstery springs in the seat, using traditional British upholstery methods.  The sample lesson shows you how to choose the springs – click on the sample lesson ‘Choosing The Springs’ below to view it free of charge….

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  • Bayonet needle
  • Bin/bin bag
  • Braid/gimp
  • Bucket
  • Calico
  • Cloth/rag
  • Coir fibre
  • Copydex/rubberised glue
  • Dining chair frame – traditional
  • Double cone upholstery springs
  • Dust mask
  • Fabric
  • Hessian
  • Hog hair/animal hair
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks (or copydex)
  • Jute webbing
  • Laid cord/thick twine
  • Linen twine
  • Magnetic tack hammer
  • Nylon buttoning twine - white
  • Pallet knife
  • Pencil
  • Piece of cloth
  • Pincers/pliers
  • Pins – glass headed or mild steel
  • Pots
  • Rasp/surf form
  • Regulator
  • Ripping chisel
  • Ruler
  • Sandpaper - coarse
  • Sawdust – fine
  • Scales
  • Scissors
  • Spring needle /curved needle
  • Square
  • Stanley knife
  • Staple remover
  • Tacks
  • Tack lifter
  • Tailors chalk
  • Tape measure
  • Web strainer
  • White PVA glue
  • Wooden mallet