Varnishing Course 10 Day Yacht Varnisher Online Course on How To Varnish a Boat or Anything Wooden

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In Just 10 Days, Learn To Create A Professional Varnish Finish From Environments Such As Your Garage Or Workshop At Home

10 Day Yacht Varnisher is an online varnishing course covering traditional gloss Yacht Varnish work. Take an in depth look at products, tools, application technique, theory and workplace setup. Learn to produce the best possible finish without the need for professional paint shop facilities.

10 Day Yacht Varnisher is now open for pre-launch enrolment. NOT ALL MODULES are currently built. Sign up now at the pre launch price of £150. Full course price when pre launch ends will be £250.

The varnishing course program teaches you to produce a professional level finish. Working in realistic, everyday environments such as your garage or workshop. Study online with lifetime enrolment to re-visit at any time. This online varnishing course offers 10 days of content with a manageable, bitesize module set for each day. The online course provides a clear to follow, start-to-finish method on applying a high gloss Yacht Varnish finish to woodwork. The method is based primarily around wooden boat varnishing and the marine industry however you can also apply it to household applications such as tables and floors that require a high gloss finish.

Lifetime enrolment means that students can refer back to the course at any time. Work through the material again and refresh their knowledge. The recommended pace is 1 module a day but students are free to study at their own rate, alongside a project or as and when they have the time. My course on how to varnish a wooden boat is also an ideal accompaniment for my modernised wooden boat building plans. By enrolling on this course you automatically qualify for a discounted rate on any of my boat building plans. Perfect if you are looking to build and finish a wooden boat at home to a professional standard.


10 Day Yacht Varnishing Course Agenda

Learn the entire process for varnishing anything wooden, study manageable content online at your own pace

Module 1 – Introduction

In this module we will take a look at the structure of the course ahead and I share a bit about me. Here you can also find links for help and a quick find index for the course.

Varnishing course introduction

Module 2 – Products

Which varnish should you use? In this module we take a look at a range of commonly available products and do in depth comparisons of their properties. We will also dive into alternative products such as epoxy and two part systems to look at what might be best for your application. 

What products you should use on the varnishing course what varnish should I use

Module 3 – Tools and Gear

We cover the many different types of application and preparation tools that you will need to get you set up for the task ahead. I run through my recommended tool kit that will get you set up to achieve a pro finish, in whatever workspace you may have, without breaking the bank.

What tools and gear will I need for varnishing

Module 4 – Surface Preparation

If you are starting a fresh on new wood, saving a completely tired old finish or simply freshening up what is already there, correct surface preparation is essential. In this module I cover preparing the surface and the varnish to ensure a good base and adhesion for the task ahead.

Surface prep for varnish work and how to prepare for yacht varnishing wood

Module 5 – The First Coats

Start to prepare the varnish correctly based on project status and working conditions. We look at illustrations of the surface and build an understanding of what we are aiming to achieve. We will then cover roller and brush techniques for correct application in the early stages.

The first coats on the varnishing course on how to Varnish a boat

Module 6 – The Build Up

Tips and tricks for how to build volume quickly with minimal prep time to get that depth of colour and shine building. You will also use this process to hone your brush and roller technique ahead of the final coating stage.

How to build up thick coats of varnish on wood

Module 7 – The Last Coats

We cover the final few coats of the process. I share my best tips for getting that perfect finish by hand. We focus on good practice in setting up for the final coat, ideal conditions, workplace and tool prep, reducing dust, bits. But is the last coat ever really the last?

How to apply the best varnish finish and the last coats

Module 8 – Flatting and Polishing

Even with the best preparation and technique sometimes the odds are just against you. In this module we cover the process of flatting and polishing varnish and look at the theory behind what the process entails.

How to flat and polish varnish online varnishing course

Module 9 – Long Term Care and Repair

How to protect and maintain your precious finish over the years. In this module we look forwards from what you should be doing now to when you may have to get the sanding blocks and brushes out again.

How to care for and repair varnish work

Module 10 – Troubleshooting

In this module I aim to cover the most common issues I have come across both in my own work and through talking to others. We cover problems that you may come across along the way, how to avoid them and how to correct them if they happen.

Varnishing course troubleshooting problems with applying varnish

Save yourself the hassle and wasted time of trying to learn how to varnish a boat on YouTube or asking for advice on Facebook and getting tons of conflicting answers. Enrol with 10 Day Yacht Varnisher today and you can learn my complete tried and tested method for delivering a pro level finish on your wooden boat at home.

View A Sample Lesson

If you’d like a bit more insight into a typical course lesson then take a look at the video below. In this lesson we have some tips on tipping, what it is and how I do it.

10 Day Yacht Varnisher is now open for pre-launch enrolment. NOT ALL MODULES are currently built. Sign up now at the pre launch price of £150. Full course price when pre launch ends will be £250.


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10 Day Yacht Varnisher is now open for pre-launch enrolment. NOT ALL MODULES are currently built. Sign up now at the pre launch price of £150. Full course price when pre launch ends will be £250.

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DISCLAIMER: Please be aware that your results will vary and depend on many factors including, but not limited to your background, experience, and work ethic. All high standard finishes of this nature entail risk and require consistent effort, time and commitment. If you’re not willing to accept that, please DO NOT PURCHASE THE 10 DAY YACHT VARNISHER COURSE.