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 15th June 2019. 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 and the price includes a light lunch. 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:
19 October 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €95

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Make and Take Pallet Table Workshop

Event Description:
Would you like to learn how to make a unique piece of furniture out of pallets? Rediscover Furniture's experienced antiques restorer and furniture upcycler Gerard Griffin will teach you all the skills that you will need to make a unique pallet table for your home. The Rediscovery Centre will provide all of the materials and tools for this workshop. And the best thing? You get to bring your finished table home with you!

*Attendees must be over 16 years of age

* Workshop includes a light lunch.

Event Date and Time:
12 October 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00

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

Event Price: €175

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French Polishing – 5 week course

Event Description:
French polishing is a wood finishing technique that results in a deep lustrous finish and a deep colour. During this five week evening course, you are invited to bring a piece of your furniture to the class and it will be polished under the supervision of Ger Griffin. Ger has more than 35 years of experience in antique furniture restoration.

This is a hands on four week workshop that will include the following:

- History of French polishing
- Materials used
- Preparation of furniture
- Finishing techniques
- Polishing
- Q&A

Dates for this course are on Thursday the 17th and 24th of October and 7th,14th and 21st of November (course does not take place on the 31st of October).

*Minimum numbers required for class to go ahead

Event Date and Time:
Thursday, 17 October at 18:30- 20.30 - 21 November

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre

Event Price: €250

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