Introduction

Lesson
Materials

In this video, Mark will introduce what you will learn in Foundation Level One. Level One is made up of a mix of traditional and modern techniques, including preparing the frame, webbing, bridle ties, stuffings and getting a good firm tension on your covering fabric.

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Foundation Level One materials and tools:

  • Boards – wooden, rectangular & oval
  • Bolt cutters /hacksaw
  • Bottoming cloth
  • Calico
  • Clamps (optional)
  • Coir fibre
  • Dust mask
  • Fabric
  • Frames – wooden, drop in seat
  • Foam
  • Foam cutter /sharp knife
  • Goggles
  • Hessian
  • Jute webbing
  • Laid cord/thick twine
  • Linen twine
  • Magnetic tack hammer
  • Marker pen
  • Overlocking machine (optional)
  • Pallet knife
  • Pencil
  • Piece of cloth
  • Pincers
  • Piping cord
  • Polywadding
  • Pot
  • PVA Glue
  • Regulator
  • Ripping chisel
  • Rulers
  • Sandpaper
  • Sawdust
  • Scissors
  • Serpentine /zig zag springs
  • Serpentine /zig zag spring clips
  • Serpentine /zig zag spring clip nails
  • Sewing machine with piping foot
  • Spray glue - heavy duty
  • Spring needle /curved needle
  • Staple gun
  • Staple remover
  • Staples
  • Square
  • Tacks
  • Tack lifter
  • Tailors chalk
  • Tape measure
  • Web strainer
  • Wooden mallet