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Build An Arts & Craft Bookcase

January 29 - February 2 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The beginning bookcase making class builds on your woodworking knowledge and prepares you to build larger case work pieces and is a good lead into the cabinet making class. 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 project, 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,
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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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