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Staked Stool | Chris Schwarz

March 2 - March 3 | 9:00 - 5:00 $595.00
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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR 

Chris Schwarz
Instructor
I’m a furniture maker, writer and publisher who works from a storefront in Covington, Ky. I am one of the founders and the editor of Lost Art Press, which publishes books on hand tool woodworking. And I am one of the founders of Crucible Tool. In 2019, I closed my commission book, and I now build pieces on spec only and sell them via my blog at Lost Art Press.
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Staked Stool with Chris Schwarz

Introduction to Staked Furniture

Learn the essential skills to design and build staked furniture – anything from a sawbench to a desk to an armchair. In this weekend class, each student will design a small footstool with a half-scale model made of wire and wood. Then they’ll build that project in class using staked furniture techniques.

Students will learn:

  • To execute compound-angle joinery without math (or numbers)
  • To shape legs by hand and machine
  • To join legs and seats using both tapered and cylindrical mortise-and-tenon joints
  • To add stretchers between legs
  • How to properly wedge joints for a long-lasting joint
  • To level the legs so they all touch the floor at the same time.

Class Time

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

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Tuition & Materials:

Tuition:
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Cost:

$560
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