This 6-week intermediate-level workshop takes you step by step through the typical furniture-making process: design, layout, cutting, joinery, assembly, glue-up and finishing. Working with machine and hand tools, you will build a solid hardwood chair with mortise and tenon joinery. Topics covered:
- Reading design drawings
- How to make a cut list and estimate materials and cost from a design
- Milling rough lumber using the jointer, planer and table saw
- Mortise and tenon joinery using two methods: plunge router and Festool Domino joiner
- How to use the router table and templates to create exact copies of a part.
All tools, materials, and safety equipment are provided.
Also included with this class is 20 hrs of studio time ($240 value). You should plan to spend 1-3hrs per week, outside or regular class time, to work independently on the class project and practice skills you learned in class.
**Prerequisite for this class is completion of Intro to Woodworking or Workshop Certification or equivalent experience with instructor pre-approval.**
Class size: limited to 6
Dates: Mondays 10am to 2pm, 3/13 to 5/1
Non-member price: $775 + $100 materials and equipment fee
Member price: $787
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