Ming Dynasty Table – Construction and Techniques with Yeung Chan (3/16/15 – 3/21/15)

Ming Dynasty Table – Construction and Techniques with Yeung Chan (3/16/15 – 3/21/15)

March 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Chinese Ming Dynasty furniture is known to the world for its unique design style, excellent construction methods, and wood choice. This class will learn to choose wood: how to recognize, utilize, and cut wood grain to enhance and construct the design. The class will also learn joinery techniques and the best Chinese furniture making methods. [...]

Inlay Techniques in the Greene & Greene Style with William Ng (3/16/15 – 3/20/15)

Inlay Techniques in the Greene & Greene Style with William Ng (3/16/15 – 3/20/15)

March 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

In this class we will be covering basic inlay techniques from design, cutting, fitting, glue up, materials, tools to finish product, and will proceed with a little more advance techniques use in some of the Greene and Greene furniture. We will be dealing with materials such as shells, silver, brass, wood, plastic and any material [...]

Shoji Lamp with Taeho Kwon (3/7/15 – 3/14/15)

Shoji Lamp with Taeho Kwon (3/7/15 – 3/14/15)

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In this eight-day class you will embark on a learning journey adding traditional Eastern joinery such as the bird’s beak, three-way miter, miter lap joints and many shoji joints. This class will enhance all woodworkers’ skill levels using power tools and hand tools. Precision is the key to making this lamp come together. Taeho spent [...]

Maloof Inspired Rocking Chair with William Ng (3/1/15 – 3/7/15)

Maloof Inspired Rocking Chair with William Ng (3/1/15 – 3/7/15)

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 The focus of this class will be making a sculpted rocking chair inspired by the works of Sam Maloof. We will explore the joinery, bent lamination, sculpting, balance and comfort that make this chair so special. This is an advanced class and requires the student to have knowledge and experience with basic hand tools like [...]

Wall Sconce and Art Glass with Dale Barnard (2/23/15 – 2/27/15)

Wall Sconce and Art Glass with Dale Barnard (2/23/15 – 2/27/15)

February 23, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

“In this class, each student will make two beautiful wall scones, including the art glass. The student will learn smaller scale woodworking, the mortise & tenon and trim-screw construction. Students will learn how to cut safely and rabbit (dado) small strips of wood. Shaping the sconce’s hat, routing and bandsawing will also be involved for [...]

Greene & Greene Inspired Coffee Table with William Ng (2/23/15 – 2/27/15)

Greene & Greene Inspired Coffee Table with William Ng (2/23/15 – 2/27/15)

February 23, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

In this class not only will we build this beautiful coffee table inspired by Greene and Greene, Stickley and a little bit of Krenov, but will learn many table construction techniques. Reading wood grain, Mortise & tenon, shaping wood, bread board ends, drawer construction, fitting the drawer, as well as many of the Greene and [...]

Morris Chair with William Ng (2/9/15 – 2/14/15)

Morris Chair with William Ng (2/9/15 – 2/14/15)

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The Morris Chair is an American classic piece of furniture designed and created by William Morris. This chair has a rich history and will sit well, anywhere in the house. This six-day class will challenge woodworkers of all levels. The main emphasis will be on joinery. We will also cover how to design and use [...]

Sharpening and Hand Tool Tune-up with William Ng (2/7/15 – 2/8/15)

Sharpening and Hand Tool Tune-up with William Ng (2/7/15 – 2/8/15)

February 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

There is nothing like the experience of using sharp tools. Where the actual tool does what you want it to do with ease. You should not have to fight with your tools. They should work for you and with you. In this class, we will cover a variety of techniques for sharpening edge tools including [...]

Shoji Lamp with Taeho Kwon – Evening Class (2/2/15 – 3/25/15)

Shoji Lamp with Taeho Kwon – Evening Class (2/2/15 – 3/25/15)

February 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

In this eight-week class you will embark on a learning journey adding traditional Eastern joinery such as the bird’s beak, three-way miter, miter lap joints and many shoji joints. This class will enhance all woodworkers’ skill levels using power tools and hand tools. Precision is the key to making this lamp come together. Taeho spent [...]

Making Custom Cabinets with William Ng (2/2/15 – 2/6/15)

Making Custom Cabinets with William Ng (2/2/15 – 2/6/15)

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In this class, we will cover different methods and techniques for cabinet construction. These methods can be applied to building kitchens, vanities, entertainment unit, build-in, home theaters or just a stand alone cabinet. We will build a cabinet using face frame, finish ends with frame and panel. We will cover topics such as door making [...]

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