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Furniture Painting 101

  • The Chattery at Chattanooga WorkSpace 302 W 6th Street, Suite 3L Chattanooga, TN 37404 USA (map)

Do you have an old piece of furniture that needs freshening up?

In this class, you will learn how to properly paint furniture from all the prep to what types of paint you you can use to the topcoat sealing. Instructor Rita Shurmer of Restyled Renewed will go over how to properly prep your furniture, good quality paint options, brushes and rollers, how to get a smooth finish, and different options for sealing your pieces for a long lasting finish. 

Supplies: Painting supplies included. All students will leave with container of paint and a paint brush. Each student needs to bring a small wood piece to paint and a hair dryer if possible. Wood will also be provided for those who would prefer to use it instead.

About the teacher:

Rita Shurmer and her husband moved to Chattanooga a few years ago to be closer to the grandkids, after living between Nashville and Calgary, Canada. She has been painting and enhancing furniture for more than 10 years. She started it as a way to refresh her old furniture on a budget and fell in love with the unlimited possibilities of paint. Over the years she has explored all sorts of new techniques and finishes for furniture. She has a passion for restyling furniture and a joy in passing on her knowledge through teaching.

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