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Build An Arts & Craft Bookcase

October 8 - October 12 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn How to Build an Arts & Craft Bookcase

The beginning bookcase making class builds on your woodworking knowledge and prepares you to build larger case work pieces such as buffets and chests of drawers.  The project focuses on the Arts and Craft era of furniture design but can easily be adapted to your aesthetic.   Some prior experience or introductory courses required.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Level:[/one_fifth]II

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]What You Will Learn:[/one_fifth]In this five day class, you’ll learn and practice bookcase making techniques that will include:

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  • shiplapped cabinet backs,
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  • cutting onlay corbels,
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  • floating frame and panels,
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  • mortise and tenons – floating & through, tusk
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  • support mechanism and weight loads for shelves
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  • general design aspects of the Arts & Crafts era.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]What You Will Do:[/one_fifth]From design to construction, you’ll make your own Arts & Craft bookcase. You will choose from pre-designed plans or create your own, keeping[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth] in mind that the time constraints of the class. You will use the appropriate techniques to design, mill, joint, sand, assemble, and finishyour piece. The goal is to complete your piece, [one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth]aside from finishing.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Tools Needed:[/one_fifth]See Tools list.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Materials & Books Needed:[/one_fifth]Materials Needed: Your material fee includes the following lumber for your table: Cherry, Oak
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth]Additional lumber is available for purchase and may include: Walnut, Nogal, Sapele, Purple Heart, Wenge, Eucalyptus, Ambrosia Maple,
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth] You may bring your own wood, excluding any exotic (grown outside of the US), salvage, or high resin lumber (e.g. pine, cypress).
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth]Required books: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects by Gregory Paolin

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Syllabus: [/one_fifth] Will be mailed after registration

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Fees:[/one_fifth][one_fourth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Tuition: [/one_fourth]$750 per person
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth] [one_fourth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Studio & Materials Fee: [/one_fourth]$150
[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth] [one_fourth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]There is a non-refundable registration fee of $45 that will be added to your order. This fee applies only to your first class.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]What’s Next:[/one_fifth]We recommend Cabinet Making, Joinery or Finishing as the next step in your woodworking and furniture making development.


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