Woodworking II: Shaker side table - Apr/May

Woodworking II: Shaker side table - Apr/May


Dates: Saturdays 2-6pm, 3/30 to 5/11

This 7-session intermediate-level workshop takes you step by step through the typical furniture-making process: design, layout, cutting, joinery, assembly, glue-up and finishing. Working with machine and hand tools, you will build a solid hardwood Shaker side table with mortise and tenon joinery, tapered legs and a rabbeted drawer. Topics covered:

  • Reading design drawings

  • How to make a cut list and estimate materials and cost from a design

  • Milling rough lumber using the jointer, planer and table saw

  • Mortise and tenon joinery using the plunge router, mortising machine and table saw

  • How to make and fit a rabbeted drawer

  • Cutting tapered legs

All tools, materials, and safety equipment are provided.
Also included with this class is 18 hrs of studio time ($216 value). Students should plan to spend 2-3hrs per week, outside or regular class time, to work independently on the class project and practice skills you learned in class.

**Prerequisite for this class is completion of Intro to Woodworking or Workshop Certification or equivalent experience with instructor pre-approval.**

Level: intermediate
Class size: limited to 6
Price: $650+ $125 materials/equipment fees

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