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March 2019

Box Making | Fret & Scroll Saw Work with Michaela Stone

March 18 - March 22 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
scroll saw, fret work, box making,

Box Making | Fret & Scroll Saw Work with Michaela Stone Learn how to make boxes with the added element of fret and scroll saw work on the lid. Learn how to make a box with a pierced lid. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore the art of box making in a very creative way.  This class is open to woodworkers of all skill levels who would like to break into new territory.  The skills learnt in these smaller…

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Essential Joinery Skills 1 – PM Class

March 28 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$85
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Joinery Skills Joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class no matter your skill level and will build your…

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Learn How to Make Picture Frames – Weekend

March 30 - March 31 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$300

Beautiful Picture Frames  Weekend Workshop While the digital age is upon us, we all have physical pictures of places and people that keep memories fresh for us.  Framing them in a hand made frame makes them even more memorable.  Come and spend a weekend learning how to craft a custom made frame for one of your treasured pictures. This class is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to build hand tool and basic power tool skills. Everything you…

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April 2019

Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

April 20 - April 21 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use the joiner, introduction to wood class, Weekend classes

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Creative Box Making | Matt Kenny

April 22 - April 26 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Box, Box Making, School of Woodwork, Florida, Matt kenny

LEARN THE ART OF CREATIVE BOX MAKING Well-known box maker and writer, Matt Kenny  will host this unique hands-on class on the art of creative box making. Come and learn from one of the best. Hands on Creative Box Making Matt Kenny inspired many woodworkers with his 52 boxes in 52 weeks project - each of his boxes were a exquisite examples of quality workmanship and creative, unique designs. As a beginning or intermediate woodworker, you may wonder, “How do…

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Introduction to Kumiko| Matt Kenney

April 26 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$125
kumiko

LEARN THE JAPANESE ART OF KUMIKO Matt is a Kumiko master, the traditional Japanese art of wooden latticework. During this masterclass participants will learn the techniques at the heart of Kumiko by making two completed Kumiko panels and a set of jigs for cutting joinery on infill pieces to takeaway so they will be able to make their own panels at home. The techniques learned may be applied to a wide range of designs. Join Matt for this special woodworking…

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May 2019

Beginner II – Build a Pair of Mid Century Modern Side Tables

May 5 - May 10 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
mid century modern side tables

Meet Your Instructor Miriam Carpenter is our instructor for this unique course. An accomplished furniture designer and a student of  Mira Nakashima Miriam is a master of this style! Learn to Build Mid Century Modern Side Tables Level:  Beginner level 1/2 Mid-Century Modern architecture and furniture can be found in homes and designer showrooms around Florida and the rest of the US.  It's clean lines, practical style and just all around "cool" promise to stay a part of the custom…

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Sharpening Clinic for Handtools

May 11 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$100
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

Sharp tools are an absolute joy to use while dull ones will leave you frustrated and your projects sub par.  In this one day clinic you will learn how to sharpen your chisels, and hand planes using a variety of methods. This can be one of the most valuable skills you can learn this year. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn and improve this skill. Level:Open to All What You’ll Learn:Through a series of demonstrations and hands on practice, you…

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Beginning Woodworking

May 13 - May 17 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

 Things You'll Learn About Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you will…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

May 20 - May 24 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class…

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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

May 25 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$95
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Chopping Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal chopping board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs…

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June 2019

Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

June 1 - June 2 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use the joiner, introduction to wood class, Weekend classes

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Learn to Burn, Inlay and Gild

June 15 - June 16 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$300
inlay, burning, ebonize

Learn to Burn, Inlay and Gild Level:  Open to All Taught by Kelly Parker and Kate Swann this 2-day action-packed technique class will show you a wide variety of ways to embellish your work. In between the demos, there will be plenty of time for hands-on practice of the techniques.  Students will be encouraged to play and explore as they learn to take their work to a whole new level of WOW! You will have the opportunity to work on…

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Summer Camp – Teen Woodworking

June 17 - June 21 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$780
turning a bowl, classes on making bowls, how to turn a bowl

SUMMER CAMP - WOOD TURNING SHOP CLASS Minimum age 14 - 17 yrs Our fully equipped shop is the scene of creative,  engineering, and practical skill building work for 5 hours of instruction every day as well for free time. The skills your teen will learn here, will last a life time. Learn How to Turn on a Lathe Students will learn the complete process of turning on a lathe and the proper use of machinery and hand tools.  Their…

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Introduction to Box Making – Evening

June 17 - June 21 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$350
box making class

Learn to Make Boxes Evening Class The Beginner Box Making course builds on your woodworking knowledge and serves as a precursor to larger projects, like cabinets or drawers. Completion of Beginning Woodwork Foundation is generally required. In this four -day class, you’ll learn and practice box making techniques that include: design, carcass construction, resawing lumber, box joints, bevel cuts, setting hinges and hardware. The goal is to complete your pieces, aside from finishing. An oil wax finish is available. Tools…

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Learn to Make Cabriole Legs – Weekend

June 23 - June 24 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$300
cabriole leg

How to Make Classic Cabriole Legs The single most distinctive feature of Queen Anne furniture is the use of the cabriole leg, which is shaped in two opposing curves that mimic an animal's leg (i.e. S-shaped) concluding with a foot also patterned after an animal’s anatomy.  The Queen Anne style of furniture design was extremely popular among the upper classes in Britain’s North American colonies during the early 1700's but you will still see this lovely form in furniture today.…

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Essential Joinery Skills 2 – PM Class

June 27 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$85
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Joinery Skills Joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class no matter your skill level and will build your…

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July 2019

Handtools & Joinery – Unplugged Woodworking

July 13 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
$150
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

Unplugged Workshop Essential Skills The Unplugged Workshop provides furniture making students with a hands-on workshop experience to improve joinery and hand skills. This course is ideal for understanding the art and science of using hand tools to hand cut joinery and appreciating the much quieter and compact alternative to power tools. If you don’t have a huge shop or a ton of tools this stress free class will show you how with a few essential tools.  You will learn how…

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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

July 13 | 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Chopping Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal chopping board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs…

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Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

July 20 - July 21 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use the joiner, introduction to wood class, Weekend classes

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Summer Camp – Woodworking for Teens

July 22 - July 26 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$780
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

TEEN WOODWORKING – SHOP CLASS Minimum age 14 – 17 yrs Our fully equipped shop is the scene of creative,  engineering, and practical skill building work for 5 hours of instruction every day as well for free time. The skills your teen will learn here, will last a life time. Parents this class is open both girls and boys.  No knowledge is required and the class is well supervised. In this hands-on class, you will learn the complete process of…

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PM – Build A Natural Edge Mid Century Coffee Table

July 22 - July 26 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$370
live edge coffee table, evening classes, evening class, learn to make a slab coffee table

Build a Mid Century Modern Slab Coffee Table Evening Class Level:  Open to All Mid-Century Modern architecture and furniture can be found in homes and designer showrooms around Florida and the rest of the US.  It's clean lines, practical style and just all around "cool" promise to stay a part of the custom furniture and woodworking world for decades to come. That's why we've added this special evening class that will teach you some of the basics of woodworking featuring…

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August 2019

Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

August 5 - August 9 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$675
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class…

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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

August 10 | 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Chopping Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal chopping board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs…

Find out more »

Sharpening Clinic for Handtools

August 11 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$100
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

Sharp tools are an absolute joy to use while dull ones will leave you frustrated and your projects sub par.  In this one day clinic you will learn how to sharpen your chisels, and hand planes using a variety of methods. This can be one of the most valuable skills you can learn this year. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn and improve this skill. Level:Open to All What You’ll Learn:Through a series of demonstrations and hands on practice, you…

Find out more »

Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

August 17 - August 18 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use the joiner, introduction to wood class, Weekend classes

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Intro To Marquetry – Weekend

August 31 - September 1 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$300
compass rose marquetry, tool

Introduction To Marquetry Marquetery is the process of making pictures from small pieces of veneer and insetting them into a larger, thicker piece of material such as a box lid, cabinet door, or table top. Marquetry has been used for centuries to add decorative details to many types of furniture and even used as a dedicated media for purely artistic works.  You'll often find marquetry and particularly the compass rose in Federal style furniture. Regardless of your interests in Period furniture or more…

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September 2019

Beginning Woodworking

September 9 - September 13 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

 Things You'll Learn About Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you will…

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Essential Joinery Skills 3 – PM Class

September 19 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$85
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Joinery Skills Joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class no matter your skill level and will build your…

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Conference | Society of American Period Furniture Makers

September 28 | 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
$20
Period Furniture Tambour Desk

                              Learn About Making American Period Furniture   This will be a one day event featuring presentations by five local Florida Society of American Period Furniture Makers chapter members on a variety of topics.   Fees: Free to SAPFM members.  Non members $20 NOTE:  On the check out page please select "NO "   when asked "First time you have registered? * Yes No"  

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Furniture Maker Intensive Course – Autumn

September 30 - November 1 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
FL United States + Google Map
$4400
frame and panel buffet

Furniture Maker Intensive Course A six-week furniture building course will immerse you in the world of woodworking, teaching you all of the vital skills required to create your own furniture projects. Learn from the expertise of our renowned furniture making tutors including Michael Fortune and Matt Kenney.  You also have all of the specialist equipment available in our workshop. You study topics such as basic carpentry to designing and making a box and thorough initiation into fine furniture making such as…

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October 2019

Beginning Woodworking

October 7 - October 11 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

 Things You'll Learn About Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you will…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

October 14 - October 18 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$675
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class…

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Kumiko Masterclass | Matt Kenney

October 26 - October 27 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$450
KUMIKO, matt kenney

LEARN THE JAPANESE ART OF KUMIKO Matt is a Kumiko master, the traditional Japanese art of wooden latticework. During this masterclass participants will learn the techniques at the heart of Kumiko by making two completed Kumiko panels and a set of jigs for cutting joinery on infill pieces to takeaway so they will be able to make their own panels at home. The techniques learned may be applied to a wide range of designs. Join Matt for this special woodworking…

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November 2019

Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

November 2 - November 3 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use the joiner, introduction to wood class, Weekend classes

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Finishing Furniture – The ABCs

November 9 - November 10 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
$460
finishing furniture

Meet Your Instructor Diane Shattuck Diane has been finishing for over 38 years. Growing up in Detroit, she operated woodworking business as well as having a custom finishing shop where she did restoration work in many historical buildings.  She has taught & demo’d at IWF, AWFS, Woodworkers, consulted with HGTV and blogs on FinishingIQ.com.  She currently is the company trainer for Gemini Industries. Learn To Finish Furniture This weekend finishing class provides a hands-on experience on finishing techniques and tools. Come learn…

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Greenwood Spoon Carving with Jason Lonon

November 9 - November 10 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$275
Jason lonon spoon

          How to Carve Traditional Spoons  Spoon carving!  Come discover an addictive new hobby, or sharpen your skills in pursuit of the perfect spoon. Just think how impressive it will be when you're camping and hand carve everyone a spoon, or serve a beautiful meal with custom made utensils for your guests! Learn how to carve traditional spoons from green wood with a minimum of tools. Starting with a hatchet, a knife, and a bent spoon…

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Carve an Appalachian Green Wood Bowl with an Adze | Jason Lonon

November 11 - November 15 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$775
Jason lonon green bowl

        Carve an Appalachian Green Wood Bowl with an Adze - Open to All Get ready to turn an ordinary green wood log into a beautiful functional bowl using traditional Appalachian style skills. In this class taught by Jason Lonon, you’ll learn to sculpt wood into one-of-a-kind graceful vessels using traditional tools such as axes adze sloyd knives drawknives spokeshaves and gouges After covering wood selection and layout, we will focus on adze technique and axemanship.  You…

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Essential Joinery Skills 4 – PM Class

November 14 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$85
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Joinery Skills Joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class no matter your skill level and will build your…

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December 2019

Beginning Woodworking

December 2 - December 6 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

 Things You'll Learn About Foundation Beginning Woodwork This beginning woodworking class will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  This course is perfect for beginners, self taught and for intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

December 9 - December 13 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$675
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class…

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