Class: Make a Wooden Spokeshave with Tom Calisto (2 Days)

$320.00

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CLASS CANCELLED 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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Description

Tom Calisto using a wooden spokeshave that he makes in a woodworking class

Spend two days making your own heirloom-quality wooden spokeshave for use on chairs, beveled-edges, and any curved furniture work. Tom Calisto will guide you through making & shaping the wooden body and fitting the blade.

Tom Calisto using a wooden spokeshave that he makes in a woodworking class

About the Instructor:

Tom Calisto woodworking instructor at the woodandshop traditional woodworking school

Tom Calisto is an expert hand tool maker and engineer, with specialty in making historical hand saws. He has been featured on the the PBS TV show “The Woodwright’s Shop“. He also teaches woodworking classes at Roy Underhill’s “Woodwright’s School” and is a regular contributor to Fine Woodworking Magazine and Popular Woodworking Magazine.

Materials Fee:

The materials fee is $55, and 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.

Student Tool Discounts from Lee Valley & Lie-Nielsen:

After you’ve registered for a class, you are eligible for a discount from Lee Valley (Veritas) and Lie-Nielsen Toolworks. Lee Valley offers a 15% discount, and a discount form PDF will be available for download in your Wood and Shop dashboard after your purchase. For a 10% discount from Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, you need to place a phone order and tell them that you are a registered student at the Wood & Shop Traditional Woodworking School. The discounts aren’t available after the end of the class.

Additional information

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Fri-Sat Oct 9-10, 2020

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