About 

In this furniture restoration course you will learn the basic principles and techniques for restoring multiple types of materials and creating do-it-yourself décor you can be proud of.

You will learn what makes antiques unique to their time periods and how to keep the integrity of historical pieces of furniture while updating them in a way that suits your aesthetic. Throughout these course modules in furniture restoration, you will quickly become familiarized with developing the talent of looking at something old and making it feel new again.

Whether it’s with wood, fabric, metal, or other materials, you will be provided guidance and step-by-step procedures in creating beautiful pieces for your home. Learn the ins and outs of furniture restoration and become your own personal designer, remodeler, and stylist in no time!

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Principles Of Furniture Restoration
    • What is furniture restoration?
    • History of furniture restoration
    • Why restore furniture?
    • Antique versus modern restorations
    Module 2: Getting Started
    • Choosing a piece to restore
    • Deciding on a concept or theme
    • Finding the right supplies
    • Taking safety precautions
    Module 3: Working With Types Of Wood
    • Sanding and stripping the wood
    • Repairing cracks or scratches
    • Painting techniques
    • Staining, polishing, waxing and other finishing steps
    • DIY project: Dresser restoration
    Module 4: How To Update Upholstery
    • Types of upholstery to restore
    • Choosing fabrics to suit your décor
    • Removing the old upholstery
    • Cutting, sewing, and working with fabrics and foam
    • DIY project: remodeled dining chairs
    Module 5: Other Restoration Projects
    • Refinishing metals
    • Updating lighting fixtures
    • Working with mirror and glass pieces
    • Restoring clocks and novelty pieces
    • DIY project: old trunk or suitcase coffee table

    Career

    Who is this course for

    Whether you are interested in updating your own living space, creating an original furniture piece as a gift, selling an item that you’ve refurbished, or considering a business endeavor in the world of furniture restoration, you will find that after completing this course model you will have the tools, techniques, and tricks to let your creativity soar!

    Career path

    After completing this course, you could:

    • Open a business dedicated to finding, refurbishing, and selling old furniture and antiques
    • Further explore a career in furniture restoration, woodworking, antiques, or resale
    • Help friends and family restore their furniture to its former glory

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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    About 

    In this furniture restoration course you will learn the basic principles and techniques for restoring multiple types of materials and creating do-it-yourself décor you can be proud of.

    You will learn what makes antiques unique to their time periods and how to keep the integrity of historical pieces of furniture while updating them in a way that suits your aesthetic. Throughout these course modules in furniture restoration, you will quickly become familiarized with developing the talent of looking at something old and making it feel new again.

    Whether it’s with wood, fabric, metal, or other materials, you will be provided guidance and step-by-step procedures in creating beautiful pieces for your home. Learn the ins and outs of furniture restoration and become your own personal designer, remodeler, and stylist in no time!

      Requirements

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Lessons

      Module 1: Principles Of Furniture Restoration
      • What is furniture restoration?
      • History of furniture restoration
      • Why restore furniture?
      • Antique versus modern restorations
      Module 2: Getting Started
      • Choosing a piece to restore
      • Deciding on a concept or theme
      • Finding the right supplies
      • Taking safety precautions
      Module 3: Working With Types Of Wood
      • Sanding and stripping the wood
      • Repairing cracks or scratches
      • Painting techniques
      • Staining, polishing, waxing and other finishing steps
      • DIY project: Dresser restoration
      Module 4: How To Update Upholstery
      • Types of upholstery to restore
      • Choosing fabrics to suit your décor
      • Removing the old upholstery
      • Cutting, sewing, and working with fabrics and foam
      • DIY project: remodeled dining chairs
      Module 5: Other Restoration Projects
      • Refinishing metals
      • Updating lighting fixtures
      • Working with mirror and glass pieces
      • Restoring clocks and novelty pieces
      • DIY project: old trunk or suitcase coffee table

      Career

      Who is this course for

      Whether you are interested in updating your own living space, creating an original furniture piece as a gift, selling an item that you’ve refurbished, or considering a business endeavor in the world of furniture restoration, you will find that after completing this course model you will have the tools, techniques, and tricks to let your creativity soar!

      Career path

      After completing this course, you could:

      • Open a business dedicated to finding, refurbishing, and selling old furniture and antiques
      • Further explore a career in furniture restoration, woodworking, antiques, or resale
      • Help friends and family restore their furniture to its former glory

      Certification

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

      8743 Students

      Guarantee

      Accredited

      Accredited