Class: Make a Moravian Dovetailed Candlebox with David Ray Pine (2 Days)

$320.00

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CLASS LENGTH: 2 Days

CLASS DESCRIPTION: David Ray Pine will guide you through the process of building a lovely Moravian dovetailed candlebox. You’ll learn basic and advanced hand tool woodworking methods, including making a raised panel, cutting mitered dovetails, using a moulding plane and hollows & rounds, cutting grooves, and attaching the bottom using traditional cut nails. Not only will you bring home a charming box, but you’ll bring home a handful of advanced woodworking skills. See below for class details.

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Description

Spend two days building a lovely hardwood Moravian dovetailed candlebox that incorporates several advanced hand tool woodworking methods, including making a raised panel, cutting mitered dovetails, using a moulding plane and hollows & rounds, cutting grooves, and attaching the bottom using traditional cut nails. Not only will you bring home a charming box, but you’ll bring home a handful of advanced woodworking skills.

David Ray Pine sliding open the raised panel lid of a Moravian Candlebox

 

About the Instructor:

David Ray Pine woodworking instructor at the woodandshop traditional woodworking school

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Ray Pine is a full time furniture maker who creates high-end custom-made antique reproduction furniture out of his workshop in Mt. Crawford, Virginia (see the tour here). He also does restoration and conservation work on period antique furniture. His work has been featured in many different publications, including Colonial Homes, Rural Living, The Washington Post, Money Magazine, and Fine Woodworking Magazine (Issues#59, 64,67, 77, 80).  His furniture lives in many locations, from private patron’s homes to the Virginia Governor’s mansion.

 

Materials Fee:

The $40 material fee is payable to the instructor before or on the day of the class.

 

How to Get Here & Where to Stay:

The address of the school is 5700 Buffalo River Rd. Earlysville, Virginia 22936 (Google Maps here). The school is convenient to quite a few hotels, stores, and restaurants, and is only 8 minutes from the Charlottesville airport. Many more details are listed on the school’s main page here.

 

Class Policies, Liability Waiver, & Cancellations:

A PDF document with the full class policies and a liability waiver will be sent in the order confirmation email. All students are required to sign and return this document prior to attending the class. Anyone can cancel a class up to 2 weeks prior to the class for a full refund (minus a $25 fee that covers credit card processing fees and administrative work). Cancellations under two weeks before a class begins will be given a refund (less $25) if we can find someone else to fill the slot. If we have to cancel a class for an unforeseen emergency, inclement weather, or low number of registrations, a full refund will be given to students.

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Fri-Sat Apr 26-27, 2019