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GOLDEN HANDS

We welcome students & individuals who would like to or are interested in learning Conservation & Restoration techniques in Furniture as well as Traditional Cabinetmaking & Fine Woodworking techniques using mainly hand tools.

You would be taught how to set and use hand planes, saws, chisels, scrapers and spoke shaves, how to recognize and work with different types of woods including veneer, how to make and use self made finishing materials such as lacquer, polish and wax.

After years of working in different countries and being involved in various important projects in the field of conservation, as well as in designing and creating top quality heirlooms and special furniture, Golden Hands has developed a number of different trends of activities.

Our work can be found in museums as well as in private collections in Moscow, Russia; in the Scottish Parliament and some private collections in Edinburgh, Scotland; in London, United Kingdom, and in private collections in Belgium, The USA and Japan.

We specialise in Conservation as well as in the Creation of new precious and important interior items which will become antiques and form part of the heritage of the future.

The range of work that can be undertaken is extremely wide and the variety of possibilities that Golden Hands is capable to produce is unimaginable.

We provide assistance, professional support, care, assessment, valuation, estimation, Conservation & Restoration treatment for your interior antique wooden items including: furniture, mirrors, picture and photo frames, boxes, display cabinets, ect.

We also Design, Create & Craft Interiors, sets of furniture, single standing interior wooden items with your specifications towards size, colour, style and shape. We Create your personal atmosphere and comfort in your home, workplace or resting place.

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Golden Hands training courses

3 training courses found

Furniture restoration and related techniques
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This is flexible course and could be run from 1 up to 12 months. The programme of the course will be structured to your personal needs and specifications.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time evening | Part time
Furniture making & design

This is flexible course and could be run from 1 up to 12 months. The programme of the course will be structured to your personal needs and specifications.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Traditional water gilding & silvering
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

During this 6-day (evenings) course you will learn how to make gesso, bole, apply it on a wooden surface and prepare it for gold or silver application. All tools are provided.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 hours
  • Study mode: Part time evening