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BAFRA AGM 2015 – A most successful day

This year the event was held at Burghley House, near Stamford in Lincolnshire. The house was originally built for Sir William Cecil between 1558 and 1587 and was modelled on the privy lodgings at Richmond Palace. The event started with an informal meeting for coffee in the foyer. The new BAFRA pop up displays were […]

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THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS PARKS & GARDENS EVENT 2015

THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS PARKS & GARDENS EVENT 2015 Venue: The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Broad Sanctuary, Westminster London SW1P 3EE Tuesday 17th November 2015 9.00AM – 5.00PM We would like to invite you to attend The 2015 Event Free of Charge. Held annually for over 30 years, this major heritage conservation day has evolved […]

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24 Week Antique Furniture Restoration Course commencing 4th January 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480388 24 Week Antique Furniture Restoration Course DURATION 24 WEEKSThis course is taken in conjunction with the 12 Week Foundation Furniture Making Skills and Techniques Course which forms the first term. The second […]

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VENEERING & LAMINATING on 1-5 February 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480388 VENEERING & LAMINATING Date :1-5 February 5 days duration Price £640 Requirement: Beginner/Intermediate Preferably should have completed ‘Furniture Making I’

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FINISHING : Hand polishing techniques on 15-19 February 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480338 FINISHING : Hand polishing techniques, inc. preparation, colouring, staining & French polishing Whether as part of the restoration of an antique or as the final stage in making a piece of furniture, […]

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VENEERING & LAMINATING on 16-20 May 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480388 VENEERING & LAMINATING Date :16-20 May 2016 5 days duration Price £640 Requirement: Beginner/Intermediate Preferably should have completed ‘Furniture Making I’

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FINISHING : Hand polishing techniques on 6-10 June 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480338 FINISHING : Hand polishing techniques, inc. preparation, colouring, staining & French polishing Whether as part of the restoration of an antique or as the final stage in making a piece of furniture, […]

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Furniture making I: Cabinet making skills for beginners on 11-15 July 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480338 FURNITURE MAKING I: Cabinet-Making Skills for Beginners : sharpening and tuning hand tools, hand skills & techniques, setting out & principles of cabinet-making Dates 11th-15th July 2016 5 days Price £640 Requirement: […]

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BAFRA Gilding Workshop with Rodrigo Titian Saturday 14th November 2015

The gilding workshop day will run from 10am – 4pm on Saturday 14th November 2015. The workshop will held at Rodrigo’s studio at Titian Studio, 65 Jeddo Road, London, W12 9ED. Lunch will not be provided. You will be working on a small frame that you will be able to take away as a reminder […]

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Care and Repair of Antique Furniture – Weekend Masterclass 2016 on 16-17 July 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480388 Care and Repair of Antique Furniture – Weekend Masterclass 2016 Dates: 16-17 July 2016 2 days duration Price £250 Requirement: Beginner

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Furniture Making II: Make a table on 18-22 July 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480338 FURNITURE MAKING II: Make a table –mortice & tenon joints, butt joints, carcass dovetails, mouldings 18-22 July 2016 5 days Price £640 plus materials – max £75

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Colouring day confirmed – 16th May

BAFRA are pleased to confirm their next training day will be held by Jim Broughton of “Broughton Restorations” and Mark Pargeter of “Buscot Antiques” Jim is a commercial antique restorer / conservator with over thirty years at the bench and is an accredited BAFRA member. He started his career as an apprentice cabinet maker aged […]

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Furniture Making III: Make a dovetailed drawer or box on 18-22 July 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480338 FURNITURE MAKING III: Make a dovetailed drawer or box – hand cut dovetails, moulded drawer slips, lock & escutcheon fitting (Designed to follow on from Part II but may be taken as […]

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ANTIQUE FURNITURE RESTORATION TECHNIQUES on 12-16 August 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480338 ANTIQUE FURNITURE RESTORATION TECHNIQUES 12-16 August 2016 5 days Price £640 Beginner/intermediate Bring several small items of furniture to work on General Course Content   This course is designed as a practical […]

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Tool Sharpening and Tuning – Weekend Masterclass 2016 on 10-11 September 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm, Ditchling Common, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480388 TOOL SHARPENING & TUNING 10-11 September 2016 2 days duration Price £250 Requirements: Beginner

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Introduction to cabinetmaking – Weekend Masterclass 2016 on 17-18 September 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480388   INTRODUCTION TO CABINETMAKING 17-18 September 2016 Duration 2 days Price £250 Requirements: Beginner

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VENEERING & LAMINATING on 10-14 October 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480388 VENEERING & LAMINATING Date :10-14 October 5 days duration Price £640 Requirement: Beginner/Intermediate Preferably should have completed ‘Furniture Making I’

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FINISHING : Hand polishing techniques on 24-28 October 2016

John Lloyd Fine Furniture Furniture Maker Address: Bankside Farm Ditching Common, St Michaels Cottages, Burgess Hill, East Sussex RH15 0SJ Telephone 01444 480338 FINISHING : Hand polishing techniques, inc. preparation, colouring, staining & French polishing Whether as part of the restoration of an antique or as the final stage in making a piece of furniture, […]

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