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Learn the Art of French Polishing

Rob is a 2nd generation master French Polisher who runs his own studio, “The Old Polishing Shop,” in Grassington. He is passionate about the art of French polishing
& restoration and takes great pride in his work. Join Rob in his studio and learn how to polish furniture to its original beauty. You will learn how to sand, polish, and refinish furniture using traditional techniques. Rob is a patient and knowledgeable teacher who will gladly answer any questions you have. After taking his class, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to polish any piece of furniture. So why not join Rob in his studio and learn from the best?

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Awesome repair and restoration techniques, Please keep up with the great work.

Wow very impressive work and an interesting style, very cool.

Love the YouTube tutorials, I’m able to breathe new life into my furniture as a result! Thanks for sharing x

The videos are inspiring and informative with a mix of comedy. Love the music too by the way!