G & G Inspired 8 Legged Table with William Ng (10/21/13 – 10/26/13)
This is one of our more popular classes. This beautiful table is well proportioned, with simple elegant lines that will grace any home. It can be used as a hall table, sofa table or an entry table. Imagine what your guest will say when they are welcome into your home and met with this stunning piece of furniture. The table will be constructed using African Mahogany and Ebony. Wood will be prepared and rough milled to speed up the process. This will free up valuable time for learning different skills and techniques. We will cover wood movement, bread board, joinery, wood selection, exposed Ebony spline, Ebony inlay, leg indent detail, square ebony plug, dovetail drawer construction, hand fitting drawers for piston fit, glue up procedure to make sure all 8 legs hit the floor the same time, hand tool techniques such as sharpening and proper use of chisels, card scrapers and hand planes. Come prepared to challenge your skills. There’s a lot of woodworking and learning in these six days.