Beginners Epoxy Resin Workshop by Friendly Forces Courses - crafts in London
Beginners Epoxy Resin Workshop by Friendly Forces Courses - crafts in London

Beginners Epoxy Resin Workshop

by Friendly Forces Courses

17 reviews
17 reviews
Experiment and create a piece of art or a serving board using wood and coloured epoxy resin!

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4 hour workshop

Beginner

Woolwich SE18

Beginners Epoxy Resin Workshop
by Friendly Forces Courses

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Classes

4 hour workshop

Daytime

Spend the day at Friendly Forces Construction's studio in Woolwich, where you'll be working with wood and epoxy resin to create a colourful serving board or wall art. Epoxy Resin is completely waterproof and comes as a clear liquid that can be dyed and used as an adhesive, coating or a design feature. It works well on metals, wood, plastics and other materials.

In the workshop, you will learn the properties and durability of Epoxy Resign and how to use it within wood. Get creative and walk away with your very own piece of unique art.

An apron, tools and materials will all be provided, but we do recommend you wear old clothes.

Please be aware that Epoxy Resin takes about 7 days to fully dry and so you will have to pick this up from our studio at a later date. Alternatively, we can have your work of art delivered for a small postage fee!

Resin classes last approximately 3-4 hours.

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Lucy
26 Mar
I went to this class with very little knowledge of epoxy resin and its uses but had seen the cool effects it can produce on instagram so thought i’d try something knew and out of my comfort zone. Richard and his wife (and their daughter Esme) were so welcoming and friendly! I felt confident knowing I had support the entire time but the freedom to experiment and get on with it myself. Richard’s directions and little nuggets of advice throughout were really helpful. All the instructions were clear and we all went at a good pace. The resources were great and I was able to work on this lovely bit of yew wood and had a range of great pigments to choose from for the resin. Overall, it was really fun and informative and I was really pleased with the outcome of my piece. Would recommend for anyone who has an interest in resin and the pieces of art it can produce. I will definitely look out for future workshops they’re running. - Lucy C
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Sarah
7 Jul
Absolutely brilliant workshop with lots of technical detail about resins, and good health and safety practice. Really pleased with the piece I made.

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Lucy
26 Mar
I went to this class with very little knowledge of epoxy resin and its uses but had seen the cool effects it can produce on instagram so thought i’d try something knew and out of my comfort zone. Richard and his wife (and their daughter Esme) were so welcoming and friendly! I felt confident knowing I had support the entire time but the freedom to experiment and get on with it myself. Richard’s directions and little nuggets of advice throughout were really helpful. All the instructions were clear and we all went at a good pace. The resources were great and I was able to work on this lovely bit of yew wood and had a range of great pigments to choose from for the resin. Overall, it was really fun and informative and I was really pleased with the outcome of my piece. Would recommend for anyone who has an interest in resin and the pieces of art it can produce. I will definitely look out for future workshops they’re running. - Lucy C
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Sarah
7 Jul
Absolutely brilliant workshop with lots of technical detail about resins, and good health and safety practice. Really pleased with the piece I made.
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Annette
26 Mar
Knowledgeable and patient leader - always interesting people who sign up - wish it was longer!!
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Marta
26 Mar
Great start to resin works, welcoming and nice class with good tips and guidance on what to buy and how it’s work. Highly recommend.
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Gabor
30 Mar
Richard was a great instructor, with many tips and tricks from his own experiences, which have proven really useful for us. He was a helpful, informative and relaxed teacher, making sure that everyone had what they needed and got the best out of the class. Both my wife and I had a great time, recommend this experience and would definitely do take a class again with Richard. Thank you!
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Simon
3 Apr
Workshop was great, well organised with Richard being a really helpful friendly instructor. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
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Kate McMullab
25 Apr
I attended the beginners Epoxy Resin Course and can't rate it highly enough. Richard was an excellent instructor and gave us enough space to learn whilst over seeing the class and all ways being on hand. He answered questions honestly and was open when he wasn't sure about the answer. All equipment was provided and as much resin as you wanted. I drove quite a way to attend this course but it was absolutely worth it. I can't wait to receive me piece once its cured.
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Meg
19 May
Great workshop! Really informative, worth taking if you're looking to learn the basics.
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Aga
25 May
Very good, I'd like more of such courses maybe covering Some furniture elements as well.
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Avinder
29 May
I loved every minute and learnt so much. Richard was really patient and helpful. It was so exciting to produce something so beautiful. It has inspired me to try this again.
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Emma
7 Jun
The Resin workshop was really interesting, Richard and his assistant were extremely knowledgeable and friendly, and we couldn't have asked for a better teacher. The venue was easy to find, and in good order.
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Tilda
11 Jun
The basics of resin - mixing it together
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Jennifer
16 Jun
We felt like trying out something different and decided to give this workshop a go. We really enjoyed the workshop and learnt lots about working with Epoxy Resin and the realities of working with Epoxy Resin. We made really beautiful boards and look forward to getting them once cured. I would definately recommend this workshop and hopefully we may do another one of Richard's workshops in the future. Thanks very much Richard! Jen and Geoff
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Amy
28 Jun
Great to find a class dealing with epoxy resin in a furniture/woodcraft setting, rather than as jewellery - it's a really unique course in that sense. The instructor, Richard, is great - very knowledgeable and welcoming; and the class size is quite small so there's plenty of opportunity for one-on-one help and asking lots of questions. I'd really recommend this class to anyone with an interest in epoxy resin!
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Zainab
22 Jul
This class provided a great insight into epoxy resin! The teacher, Richard taught us allot in terms of preparation and health and safety. He talked us through everything we need or should consider before we even start creating our work. Very nice and friendly teaching in a lovely studio!
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Rui
22 Jul
I thoroughly enjoyed this beginners course. Richard is very friendly and makes you feel quite at ease. I liked very much the way he delivered the course with a warm and positive atmosphere in the workshop throughout the day. The course was excellent, with lots of knowledge base information on how to use epoxy resin products and related materials and their interaction... As well as some great tips using inexpensive materials. Useful advice on the health and safety aspect of using the resin materials and related tools. - Rui
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Nina
15 Aug
Richard was a great teacher, methodically taking us through each step and giving us excellent tips along the way. He was very accommodating and helpful.

Class location

Woolwich
TB13 Thames Side Studios
Unit 8, Harrington Way
SE18 5NR
London

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Beginners Epoxy Resin Workshop by Friendly Forces Courses - crafts in London

About your host, Friendly Forces Courses

Richard is the director of Friendly Forces Construction; a company that focuses on the construction of domestic and commercial projects as well as offering interior design services. They are a dedicated team of carpenters, plumbers, decorators, painters, electricians, plasterers, landscapers and designers. After a very successful woodworking first class, Richard has decided to continue to offer it on certain Saturdays at his studio in Woolwich, London. He has since opened a new Epoxy Resin workshop, after using it in clients bespoke custom made furniture.

The courses will have limited space in each session to allow each member to have the one-on-one help needed throughout the day. If you have no experience working with wood or resin then don't worry! The team are there to help you as much as you need on the course.

The Beginners Woodworking Course is a one day course where you will learn to make either a personalised chopping or serving board in just a few hours! It is perfect not only for beginners but also for people who have had experience working with wood before. You will learn about the different types of wood grain that can be used to make the products and choose the pieces you'd like to work with before making your board and finally finishing it off by personalising it with a pyrography pen. Then it's ready to take home and enjoy!

Why not also try the new Epoxy Resin Course? You'll spend a day at Friendly Forces Construction's studio where you'll learn all about the properties and durability of resin and come away having made a chopping board or some wall art. Richard will be showing you how to use coloured Resin within woodwork.

Keep updated with examples of work and all our courses on Instagram : @ffc_courses

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Notes

Aprons will be provided but please wear old clothes. Free parking onsite: please drive up to the gates and the security attendant will let you in. Nearest train stations: Woolwich dockyard, then 10 min walk Woolwich Arsenal, then bus (5mins) 161, 177, 180, 472 to Warspite Road North Greenwich, then bus (15mins) 472 or 161 to Yateley Street On arrival to Thames Side Studios, enter through the gates and turn immediately left. Walk through the atrium and through the double doors on the opposite end. We are the first studio on the left.

Age Requirement

16

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Beginners Epoxy Resin Workshop
by Friendly Forces Courses
4 hour workshop