Classes

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    CLASS POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 CLASS LENGTH: 2 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Renowned tool maker Tom Calisto will guide you through making a traditional wooden spokeshave, which is for use on chairs, beveling-edges, and any curved furniture work. Tom will guide you through making & shaping the wooden body and fitting the blade. See below for class details. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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    CLASS LENGTH: 3 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Make your own wooden handplane! Over three days students will learn to make a traditional 18th century wooden bench plane. Students can choose between making a jack plane, coffin block plane, toted coffin smoother, or a long jointer plane. See below for class details. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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    CLASS LENGTH: 2 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Spend two days with Will Myers making a bunch of essential woodworking hand tools to fill your tool chest! Students will make a traditional joiner's mallet, a cutting marking gauge, a metal try square, and a traditional bench hook. See class details below. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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    CLASS LENGTH: 1 Day CLASS DESCRIPTION: Come spend an enjoyable day building a traditional wedged barn ladder, and gain some valuable woodworking skills. This strong ladder will look and function perfectly in your barn or your apartment! See below for more details. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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    CLASS POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 CLASS LENGTH: 2 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: David Ray Pine will guide you through a fun two day class building this ingenious, yet simple, ratcheting candle stand from the colonial New England period. It is useful not only as a candle stand, but as a plant stand, as a small side table, and will definitely be a conversation piece. Students will not only come away with a nice pine table, but will gain practice in mortising, cutting tenons and cutting/shaping with hand saws, handplanes, a drawknife and a spokeshave. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
  • CLASS LENGTH: 3 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Former Smithsonian Furniture Conservator, Don Williams, will teach the fundamentals of historical wood finishing. Students will learn and practice surface preparation, finish material selection, how to use wood finishing tools, finish preparation, and wood finish application techniques. See more details below. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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    CLASS LENGTH: 3 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Join Bill Anderson to build this Pembroke style occasional table, and gain many valuable hand tool skills along the way, like tapering legs, cutting mortise & tenon joints, making dropleaf joints with a matched pair of handmade rule joint planes, etc. See below for class details. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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    CLASS POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 CLASS LENGTH: 2 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Renowned tool maker Tom Calisto will guide you through making a hand saw till to store your traditional hand saws and back saws. Students will learn how to cut through-mortise & tenon joints and dovetail joints, in addition to taking a nice saw storage shelf home to their workshop. See below for class details. This class is held back-to-back with another complimentary handsaw class of Tom's, for those wishing to attend them both: "Make a Dovetail Saw + Tenon Saw with Tom Calisto". WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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    CLASS LENGTH: 4 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Join Tom Calisto to build this historical sailor's tool chest. Not only will you have a unique tool chest when you're finished, but you will learn how to cut compound angled dovetails and other joints. See below for class details. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
  • CLASS LENGTH: 2 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Join Mike Cundall for a class on carving wooden spoons. Students will learn how to turn branches & blanks into spoons & spreaders (for butter or jam) that they can use at home or give as gifts! The class will cover blank prep, axe, and knife use/safety, and how to design wooden spoons with the user in mind. Students will leave with a knowledge of how to work the raw materials to a roughed state, and then be guided on how to "finish" carve the wooden spoons and apply a suitable finish. See below for class details. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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    CLASS POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 CLASS LENGTH: 6 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Master furniture maker, David Ray Pine, will guide you through the process of building a lovely country-style Chippendale chair. The design of this chair has been simplified for students of all skill levels. Students will use a mixture of hand tools and power tools to build a dining chair of their own, which they should be able to replicate for a full set in their home workshop. Read more about this class in the full description below. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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    CLASS POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 CLASS LENGTH: 2 Days CLASS DESCRIPTION: Spend two days with David Ray Pine learning to carve a classical fan and scallop shell, as well as learning to sharpen your carving tools. This class is open to students of all carving ability (or no carving ability). See the full class description below. WAIT LIST: If the class becomes sold out, click here to get added to the wait list. People may cancel, we may add more slots, or we may decide to add another class date. PAYMENT: If you would like to pay for a class using a different method than online with a credit card, email us here to arrange to pay by check or cash. We don't accept credit cards over the phone.
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