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Bandsaw Box Making | Michael Cullen

January 22 - January 26 | 9:00 - 4:30 $895.00
Bandsaw boxes
Michael Cullen
Michael’s interest in furniture design evolved from his background in mechanical engineering and love of art.
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Bandsaw Box Making

In this five-day class, taught by renowned furniture maker Michael Cullen a regular contributor to Fine Woodworking magazine, you’ll investigate different approaches and forms that a box can become using both hand tools and machines.

This workshop is highly creative and will focus on exploring ideas in box making that fall outside the typical six-sided container. Emphasis will be on shaping and sculpting boxes to create pleasing curves, unusual shapes and just about anything that falls into the category of fun and zany.  A primary focus in the workshop will be on creating patterns and textures and applying colour to the surfaces of the boxes.

You will design and build two to three small boxes. You will hone your skills by constructing your designs with the safe operation of power tools and hand tools. You will practice different designs and construction for each box.  You will investigate different approaches and forms that a box and vessel form can take on, using both hand tools and machines. during class, participants will use carving tools, chisels, files and rasps, and some machinery. Be prepared to veer off the path into creative territory.

Tools used but limited to include:  gouges and chisels, files and rasps, and some machinery.  This class is perfect for the beginner who is curious about making things from wood and is also very good for the expert who is looking to create something new and fresh.

No previous experience is required for this class.

Class Time

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

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Tuition & Materials:

Materials Fee:
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January 22 @ 9:00 am
January 26 @ 4:30 pm
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