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Beginning Woodwork Memorial Day

May 25 - May 29 | 9:00 - 4:00 $895.00
beginning woodworking
Kelly Parker
Instructor
Kelly Parker, born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1967, is a designer and maker of contemporary studio furniture and sculpture.
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PLEASE NOTE:  This class starts on Saturday and goes till Wed.  The class will include Memorial Day.

This is the only five-day class this year that includes the weekend and a public holiday.  We’ve had lots of requests from students who work full time and who would like to take the week-long but have limited time off.  This is for you!

Learn How to Use Power Tools & Build Furniture

Learn how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  Perfect for beginners or intermediates who want to hone their skills. Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work.

In this hands-on class, you will learn the complete process of woodworking for furniture making (not carpentry) from concept to finished product. You will learn how to:

  • Design furniture – see this blog entry “Designing Furniture,” to get an idea
  • Mill Lumber – this means making wood straight, square, flat, and true using the Jointer, Planer, Chop Saw, and Table Saw.  If you haven’t used any of these machines before, don’t worry! That’s why you’re taking the class to learn safe and proper use. If you’ve been using them for a while, we will check your technique and suggest upgrades for safety and productivity.
    • Make fundamental joints – Rabbets, Mortise and Tenon, and Mitres. These joints help you do the majority of woodworking projects.
    • Construction – Learn about the different kinds of glues used in woodworking, how to sand and what to sand with, how to clamp, and various types of clamps
    • Select a Finish – If you’ve been baffled by finishing, this broad-based review will show you how to select a finish and how to apply

    This is a jammed-packed five days, and we’ll make sure you get to put all the theory that you’re learning into practice with two projects – a chopping board and a small table.

Class Time

Workshop Days:     Monday to Friday
Instruction Time:    9:00am – 4:00pm
School Opens:.      8:30am – 5pm

Tools You Will Need

NONE

Tuition & Materials:

Tuition:
Materials Fee:
One-time registration fee

See Refund Policy Here

Ship Your Project Home

Cost:

$845
$50
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Details

Start:
May 25 @ 9:00 am
End:
May 29 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
$895.00
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