Category: Furniture

Calendar of Events

Event Description:
The Rediscovery Centre hosts a full calendar of events all year round. Find the perfect course for you in Fashion, Furniture, Bikes, Education or Tours. If you would like to search our events by date please click here to view our calendar.

Event Date and Time:
2018 Calendar

Event Location:
Rediscovery Centre

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Furniture Revamping Workshop

Event Description:
Join Marianne from The Revamp Tramp for her ever popular Furniture Revamping Workshop at the Rediscovery Centre on the 9th of March 2018. Bring along a piece of your furniture to revamp and learn how to prep and paint furniture while also learning furniture techniques including decoupage, glazing, distressing and stencilling. If you are unsure if your piece is suitable for upcycling please email your pictures to marianne@therevamptramp.ie The workshop takes place over a full day and runs from 10am to 4pm. This workshop will help you turn your chosen piece of furniture into something special and most importantly it will be designed by you.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 9th March 2018 10am - 4pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €85

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Introduction to upholstery techniques

Event Description:
This is a full day workshop where all participants learn beginners upholstery techniques, as you create a footstool from scratch with the upholsterer Annette Leeman and All Star Design Leader in Upcycling, Aileen Hogan of Shabby.ie

You will learn how to measure and cut fabric (we use recycled fabrics). How to use stain/ paint on the wood and attach feet to the base board. You will work with foam , buttoning and studding. You will learn how to cover the base with fabric to give a professional finish. Techniques you can then apply to other projects like chairs .

You will take the bespoke footstool home with you. All materials and tools are supplied on the day however if you have a particular fabric you would like to use, please bring it along and we can see if it is suitable.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 23 February 2019 from 11:00 to 16:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €135

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Introduction to Furniture Restoration

Event Description:
This presentation workshop will take place in the Rediscovery Centre and it is designed to give you an introduction to furniture restoration by our Rediscover Furniture tutor Gerard Griffin. Gerard has more than 30 years of experience in antique furniture restoration and has an extensive knowledge on the subject matter.

This presentation workshop will cover:
- History of furniture
- How to identify period furniture
- Spot the fake
- Do’s and don’ts of furniture restoration
- Cleaning, polishing and gluing
- Q&A

*Minimum numbers required for class to go ahead

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 6 April 2019 from 10:00 to 13:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

Event Price: €35

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