16th May 2011, 11:48 AM #16
Just to let everyone know that we are now doing Morning, Afternoon and Evening classes in our Melbourne factory/showroom. We have people travel from places such as Mansfield, Sale, Geelong and Ballarat to attend our weekly classes.
Check out our Upholstery Courses online at http://www.padghamupholstery.com.au
For those in other states we have a great range of Upholstery DIY books , tools etc available online.
Last edited by adrianp; 16th May 2011 at 08:31 PM. Reason: Typo
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12th Jun 2011, 10:36 PM #17
Hi classes sound good - but I'm in sydney I'm after a staple gun for when I do screen printing & maybe some upholstery down the track- what would be the best size to get /
13th Jun 2011, 08:26 AM #18
Staple Guns and magnetic hammers
If you want a staple gun for upholstery you need a gun that is driven by an air compressor otherwise it is not powerful enough to drive the staples through hardwood. An 80 series staple gun is the best for Upholstery.
In our classes our students use a magnetic upholsterers hammer. The hammers are just what you need if you dont want to spend the money on a gun and compressor.
We will be in Sydney next week June 17,18,19 at the Timber and Working with Wood Show at the RHI and Moore Pavillion and you can see them at our stand.
If you are not able to get to the show you can see them in our online store.
Adrian from Padgham Upholstery and UpholsterySupplies.com.au
31st Jan 2012, 10:06 AM #19
Upholstery DVD now available
Although we are Melbourne based upholstery supplies company we get daily requests to hold classes interstate. Due to overwhelming demand we have made a DVD on how to rebuild a coil spring seat.
See the DVD trailer [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVfCC0B9_go]Padgham Uphol DVD Trailer.mp4 - YouTube[/ame]
We are also offer free ongoing advice on all your upholstery projects
12th Aug 2012, 09:06 PM #20
DVD useful but anyone got tips on a suitable Sydney-based course. I've done a couple before but in another time and place.
13th Aug 2012, 09:32 AM #21
DVD and Classes
Glad you found our Padgham Upholstery Rebuilding A Coil Spring Seat DVD informative. We had many requests for people wanting to know how to upholster a sprung chair who are unable to come to our classes in Melbourne. As you are Sydney I can suggest you contact Macquarie Evening College, Nepean Community College - Penrith and Katoomba and St George Hurstville College who run classes. We have no links to these courses however have been told about them by our customers.
13th Aug 2012, 07:50 PM #22
Adrian, thanks for these suggestions - these are some seriously far-flung locations for someone who lives in inner-city Sydney with no car but Hurstville might be a goer by the skin of its teeth. I will investigate.
Can hopefully visit your shop next time in Melbourne.
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