Ming Dynasty Table – Construction and Techniques with Yeung Chan (4/22/13 – 4/26/13)
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. Everyone will make a Ming Dynasty hall table using traditional Chinese joinery including “mitered mortise-and-tenon join”, “tongue-and groove join”, “angled mortise-and tenon join,” and more. During each class day Yeung will demonstrate various joinery techniques using power tools and various hand tool skills that will benefit your future furniture projects. This class offers an excellent opportunity to substantially enhance your machine and hand tool skill set and to refine your ability to read and utilize wood grain.
This Class is Closed. Please call for Wait List.