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Joinery – The Art & Science

May 21 - May 25 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Joinery is both an art and a science and a wonderful challenge.  As a woodworker 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.  [one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Level:[/one_fifth]Open to all

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

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  • Selection & layout of joints with a wide variety of measuring & marking tools

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  • Lap Joints – end, center, T, Angled

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  • Box Joints, Mitres, Scarf, Hip

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  • Mortise and tenons – floating, angled, wedged, haunched & through

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  • Dovetails – through, half blind, sliding

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  • Approaches to Cabinet, Frame, Table and Chair Joinery

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  • How to recover from joinery mistakes[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth]


[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]What You Will Do:[/one_fifth] This is a not a project based class.  You will focus on making joinery samples that you will be able to use as a reference in your home workshop.

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Tools Needed:[/one_fifth] List will be emailed

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Materials & Books Needed:[/one_fifth]

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″][/one_fifth] Books – The Joint Book by Terrie Noll.  Materials Needed: NONE

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

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″][/one_fifth] Tuition: $650 per person

[one_fifth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]  [/one_fifth] [one_fourth padding=”0 10px 0 0″]Studio & Materials Fee: $60
[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.




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