Come and spend a weekend learning how to cut the most precision joints with care and craft.
Do you want to hone your hand tool joinery skills and improve your overall woodworking and furniture making?
Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with a really knowledgeable, patient instructor who will show you step by step how to accomplish beautiful work. Feel free to bring your own tools. You’ll have your own custom woodworking bench by Benchcrafted to work from, along with a curated tool kit for the perfect tools for the class.
Learn How to Use Handtools
Mastering the mechanics of using handtools will make your joinery go more smoothly, so not only you will spend time understanding what sharp means, precision layout, selecting the right tool for the job and the sequence of cutting, but learning how to place, and move each tool with the correct ergonomics. You will learn to layout and cut several joints – lap, mitres, mortise & tenon, dovetails with control and consistency.
Some of key learning points you’ll cover include:
Laying out joinery
Using a shooting board & hand plane
Cutting dovetails, Mortise & Tennon
How to use chisels, combination squares and marking gauges
Tools/Materials You Need To Bring: None
Tuition: $460 per person
Studio & Materials Fee: Included in cost of class