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October 2019

The Art & Technicals of Box Making

October 21 - October 25 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
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LEARN THE CLASSIC ART OF BOX MAKING This Box Making course builds on your woodworking and power tool knowledge and is a great stepping stone class to larger projects, like cabinets or drawers. Hands-on Creative Box Making In this hands-on five day class, you’ll learn and practice multiple box making techniques: design, carcass construction, resawing lumber, box joints, bevel cuts, and setting hinges and hardware. You will also experiment with: sliding and mortised, hinged  lids keyed miters, finger joints, rabbets…

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Chair Making with Michael Fortune

October 28 - November 1 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
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Michael Fortune Designer, maker, teacher and mentor, Michael is one of Canada’s most respected contemporary furniture masters. With 33 years of experience, he builds limited edition work and residential furnishing. His innovative work has been in numerous exhibitions worldwide. Chair Making with Michael Fortune  This 5-day chair making class taught by master furniture maker Michael Fortune, will introduce you to a wide variety of new skills while making a folding chair.  A folding chair is a feat of engineering and…

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January 2020

Beginning Woodwork | Brian Reid

Jan 6, 2020 - Jan 10, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$775

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  BRIAN REID Foundation Beginning Woodwork This beginning woodworking class with aclaimed master furniture maker Brian Reid 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…

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Chisel Box & Marquetry – Weekend

Jan 11, 2020 - Jan 12, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$600
wooden box making

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  ANDREW GIBSON Make a Chisel Storage Box Plus Marquetry Weekend Class - Open to All Build your skills and store your tools!  Chisels present a special challenge, their sharp edges can inflict damage as well as suffer it, so if your chisels are rattling around in a drawer, or still in flimsy original packaging, consider making a box to protect and organize them for easy retrieval. This class consists two weekends (Jan 11-12th AND Feb 29th -…

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Bandsaw Box Making

Jan 20, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$795
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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR MICHAEL CULLEN Learn How To Make Boxes A wonderful opportunity to explore the art of box making in a very creative way.  This class is open to non woodworker as well as woodworkers of all skill levels who would like to break into new territory. Bandsaw Box Skills In this five day class, taught by renowned furniture maker Michael Cullen a regular contributor to Fine Woodworking magazine, you’ll investigate different approaches and forms that a box can become…

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February 2020

Shaker Table – Woodworking 102

Feb 3, 2020 - Feb 7, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$795
shaker dovetail drawer

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR RANDY MAXEY Woodworking 102 - Shaker Table One Plank A beautiful classic table project to take your basic woodworking skills to the next level. These taunt, lean, elegant tables capture the essence of the iconic Shaker style and work well in every room in the home.  Made from American cherry this table will become more beautiful over time. You'll have the opportunity to do some hybrid woodworking and meld both handtools and machinery with this project.  The…

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Chair Making | Chris Schwarz

Feb 17, 2020 - Feb 21, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$825
chair making with chris schwarz

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  Christopher Schwarz Build a comfortable stick armchair in the Welsh tradition using tools and materials that are familiar to the typical woodworker. If chairmaking intimidates you, you aren’t alone. The tools, materials, and processes seem to require a pledge of allegiance to an entirely different craft that uses greenwood, shavehorses and steam boxes. It doesn’t have to be that way. With a bit of cleverness and (mostly) standard woodworking tools, you can build an extremely comfortable stick…

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Japanese Tool Box | Chris Schwarz

Feb 22, 2020 - Feb 23, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$485
schwarz tool box

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  Christopher Schwarz JAPANESE SLIDING LID BOX Build a reproduction of an antique Japanese sliding-lid box using hand tools, carefully shaped finger joints and steel dome-head nails. Based on a Japanese box found at an Australian tool sale in 2013, this chest is an excellent introduction to precision sawing and handplaning. During this two-day class, you will make a simple sawing appliance that allows you to make the finger joints by hand and eye. You’ll also focus on…

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Beginning Woodworking

Feb 24, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN  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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April 2020

The Art & Technicals of Box Making

Apr 6, 2020 - Apr 10, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$795
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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN THE CLASSIC & TECHNICAL ART OF BOX MAKING This Box Making course builds on your woodworking and power tool knowledge and is a great stepping stone class to larger projects, like cabinets or drawers. In this hands-on five day class, you'll learn and practice multiple box making techniques: design, carcass construction, resawing lumber, box joints, bevel cuts, and setting hinges and hardware. This is as much a "technical skills" class as it is a box making class.…

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Mid Century Modern Coffee Table

Apr 12, 2020 - Apr 17, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$835

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR MIRIAM CARPENTER Design & Build a Mid Century Coffee Table  By the end of this class, you will have designed, built, and finished a perfectly sized mid-century modern coffee table for your home! In this great hands-on class, you will learn the complete process of woodworking from concept to finished product, plus you will end up with your own hand made coffee table. This class is for beginners and intermediate woodworkers. You will learn about: Designing MCM Furniture…

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May 2020

Casework | Modern Nightstand

May 25, 2020 - May 30, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$925

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN MAKE A MODERN TWO DRAWER NIGHTSTAND CABINET The class is design to bring together a wide variety of techniques and building processes into one project build. It is ideal for extending woodworking knowledge established in earlier courses. You will need to have some knowledge under your belt - how to mill lumber, make joints such as mortise and tenon, box joints, etc. Although students will work independently, there will be plenty of learning opportunities as…

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June 2020

Beginning Woodworking

Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 5, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775
pm classes, evening woodworking classes, wood shop beginners, side tables

 Things You'll Learn About MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN 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…

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August 2020

Chair Making | Philip Morely

Aug 1, 2020 - Aug 7, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$995

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR  PHILIP MORELY    Chair making with Philip Morely Come and build your skills and furnish your home with this sleek and contemporary Morely Lounge chair. Designed with a Mid Century flair but supremely comfortable, this chair is an excellent way to both develop your woodworking skills and make a statement in your home. Designed by Philip Morely - your instructor, you'll find yourself learning about traditional joinery and careful craft and unique design touches. This build will…

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Beginning Woodworking

Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$775
side table, beginnning woodwork

 Things You'll Learn About MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN 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…

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September 2020

Apprenticeship Fortune & Parker

Sep 7, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$1810
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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS MICHAEL FORTUNE KELLY PARKER Apprenticeship with Michael Fortune & Kelly Parker    Taught by master furniture makers, Michael Fortune, and Kelly Parker, this two-week apprenticeship will profoundly impact your learning. It is a comprehensive class where you will take a design idea from proof-of-concept into fabrication. We will focus on creating a table. You are going to want to be able to work through all aspects of the build, so if your project is overly large if it…

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October 2020

Heirloom Desk | Nancy Hiller

Oct 5, 2020 - Oct 10, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$1025
arts and craft desk

MEET YOU INSTRUCTOR  NANCY HILLER  Heirloom English Arts & Crafts Desk The classic English desk functions well for a laptop or as a writing desk. As a gift for a loved one, or as a part of your office its combines traditional joinery with modern-day building techniques and will last for generations. Inspired by once widely-known English manufacturer’s designs for bedroom washstands, this desk incorporates the signature ring-turned feet and curved aprons of the Harris Lebus furniture company. (Please note…

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November 2020

The Art & Technicals of Box Making

Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 20, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$825
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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR KATE SWANN THE CLASSIC & TECHNICAL ART OF BOX MAKING This Box Making course builds on your woodworking and power tool knowledge and is a great stepping stone class to larger projects, like cabinets or drawers. In this hands-on five day class, you'll learn and practice multiple box making techniques: design, carcass construction, resawing lumber, box joints, bevel cuts, and setting hinges and hardware. This is as much a "technical skills" class as it is a box making class.…

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