Tutor : Laurens Otto
Materials to be supplied by the student:
Side cutting pliers
2 old screw drivers – medium and small
Soft tailors’ tape measure
3m metal tape measure
2 old blankets
Pencil and paper
Coffee mug - Tea, coffee, milk and sugar are not supplied by the School. Classes pool funds to buy supplies for the week which can be stored in the Tea Room provided. Please note that students are responsible for keeping their allocated tea room clean and tidy.
NOTE: All students must ring Laurens on 0414 800 107 at least 4-6 weeks before the start of the course to discuss the item to be upholstered and the fabric choice and stuffings that need to be purchased prior where possible.
IMPORTANT: All electrical equipment required for your class at USQ must be ‘tag-tested' by a qualified electrician prior to arrival in order to comply with safety rules. Eg: extension cords, hair dryers, and radio/CD players etc.
Estimated material cost: depends on item to be upholstered and quality of fabric
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS.
If you bring any hazardous substance to the McGregor School, could you please ensure that you obtain a MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) from the supplier or obtain one from the manufacturer of this substance.
To do this, either ask the supplier from whom you purchase the hazardous substance, or read the contact details on the hazardous substance and contact the manufacturer and ask for a MSDS). Once you have obtained the MSDS, bring it with you to the school, and hand in a copy to the McGregor School office and or the Tutor.
Hazardous substance can be: e.g. solvents, acids, some paint and glues, chemicals, fixatives, fluxes and solders.
If you are unsure, the Supplier and or manufacturer should be able to inform you if the substance is classed as hazardous.