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French Polishing – 5 Week Course


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 five 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

Date and time:

17 October 2019 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm


  • The Rediscovery Centre
  • The Boiler House, Ballymun, Dublin
  • Dublin

Event categories:

  • Circular Economy
  • Furniture