The Art & Science of Furniture Repair & Restoration with Tim Puro September 30-October 4, 2019


$825 tuition, $70 material fee
Key Points:
*Learning to perform “unnoticeable” repairs
*Cleaning and rejuvenating old finishes
*Molding and casting missing trim and faux finishing the repairs
*Four methods of filling gouges in wood
*Repairing pet damaged furniture
*Removing white marks and repairing dark marks
*Using earth tone pigments and shellac to create color matched spot repairs
*Three methods of veneer repairs
*Disassembling and regluing furniture
*When to use hide glue, white glue or epoxy to perform repairs
*Ethical considerations for repairs. Clean? Refurbish? Refinish?

Sold Out. Please Call Paula at 317-535-4013 to be added to the waiting list.


This is a class for woodworkers and professionals who want to advance their furniture restoration skills. Repair and restoration is the process by where a craftsperson returns a piece of furniture to a certain time in the artifact’s life. Maybe that time is when a chair was sturdy or before the movers dropped a buffet. The majority of Tim’s restoration business is furniture repair and refurbishing finishes. In this five day class Tim will demonstrate the techniques he uses to make his client’s furniture useful and beautiful again while using period correct materials and techniques. If you are repairing furniture or new to the craft of furniture repair, this class is a great introduction to the techniques used by the furniture restorer. Students are also encouraged to bring their own pieces of furniture to repair.

There is an annual, nonrefundable registration fee of $45.

This registration fee is not a part of the class fee and is not deducted from the final balance due. This is the financial binding that locks you into the class and starts the registration process. This fee does not apply to students who only take one single day workshop.