Beautiful Boxes – Learning to Laminate

August 29, 2020 – August 31, 2020 all-day
John Lloyd Fine Furniture
Bankside Farm
Ditchling Common, Burgess Hill
East Sussex RH15 0SJ
John Lloyd Fine Furniture
01444 480388
Beautiful Boxes - Learning to Laminate @ John Lloyd Fine Furniture

29 – 31 August 2020 (includes Bank Holiday)

Duration: 3 days

Price: £350

Skill Level: Beginner+/Intermediate (Ideally having attended Skills Week or Sharpening & Cabinetmaking Fundamentals or similar elsewhere)

Project:  Make a box with a curvaceous lid

Other : Ideally some prior knowledge of woodwork is preferable but not essential


What You Will Learn

LAMINATES – how to choose laminate materials for a particular project

GLUES  – types, properties, solvents……

MOULDS – types, materials and techniques for accurate home-made moulds

EQUIPMENT – Tools, cramps, routers… used for making moulds and laminating

VACUUM PRESS – options, types, bags – tried and tested methods for using this cunning piece of equipment in a smaller workshop.

VENEERING – adding veneer to a curved surface using a vacuum press and traditional techniques

CABINETMAKING SKILLS – accurately preparing components, hand-cutting mitres, using shooting boards and jigs, cutting grooves, letting in and fitting hinges

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