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Essential Joinery Skills 2 – PM Class

June 27 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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 confidence and impact the quality of your woodworking for years to come.  (Please make sure you take a look at the tools list and that you bring these with you when you come).  Along with learning about and making a wide variety of joints you will improve your layout skills, radically improve your measuring and accuracy and gain a better understanding of joint selection and wood behavior.

If you are not confident in  joinery these are perfect classes.   As you tackle each new joint what once seemed difficult will be approached with confidence.

In these four sessions , you’ll learn and practice joint making techniques that will include:

  • Selection & layout of joints with a wide variety of measuring & marking tools
  • Lap Joints – end, center, T, Angled
  • Box Joints, Mitres, Hip
  • Mortise and tenons – floating, angled, wedged, haunched & through
  • Dovetails – through, half blind, sliding
  • How to recover from joinery mistakes

This is a technique and skill based class.  You will focus on making joinery samples that you will be able to use as a reference in your home workshop.

Each session takes place between 5:30 and 8:30pm and covers a joint at a time using a combination of both hand and power tools.

Joinery 1:  Lap Joints – March 28th

Joinery 2: Box Joints – June 27th

Joinery 3:  Mortise & Tennon – Sept 19th

Joinery 4: Dovetails – Nov 14th

Register for each date that you are interested in.


Tools Needed:       CLICK HERE FOR Joinery Tool List

Materials & Books Needed:

Books – The Joint Book by Terrie Noll.  (optional, its just a good book)

Materials Needed: NONE


Tuition: $85 per person

Studio & Materials Fee: $10

One time registration fee of $45


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