Windows, Finishes & Paintwork

  • Sash WindowsFriday 9 March 2018
    9.30am – 5pm The course This day will comprise lectures on the joinery involved in making and repairing sash windows, and the examination of original examples from the Brooking Collection. The tutors Charles Brooking is an architectural historian and consultant on building and joinery.  Over a lifetime of collecting he has built up the Brooking... (more info)
  • Introduction to signwritingWednesday 13 June 2018
    9.30am – 5pm The course A hands-on day to learn the basics of freehand brush lettering and sign writing.  Students will paint their own unique sign to take home.  The course is suitable for conservators, interior designers, artists, homeowners and those wanting a new hobby. Morning: Tools and their care Paint use Basic brush skills... (more info)
  • Wood finishesSaturday 17 - Sunday 18 November 2018
    9.30am-5pm The course This is an intensive 2 day course suitable for beginners or those wanting to improve their skills. Students will learn how to take a project right through from initial preparation to a good final finish. Along the way you will be shown the value of choosing both the right materials and good... (more info)
  • 9.30am-5pm The course During this day school participants will: Find out how limewash is used Look at the colouring of limewash, and see examples of its application on the historic exhibit buildings at the Museum Mix distemper and consider its context in historical and contemporary buildings Look at current linseed oil paint ranges which are... (more info)