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October 2019
$1000.00 - $3735.00

Roubo Bench With William Ng

10/12/1910/20/19

The workbench is the heart of the shop and it's where most woodworking is done. A good workbench will provide stability and numerous options in securing your work for those critical woodworking moments. Some of the construction methods will include making large mortise and tenons, cutting angled square dog holes, milling, gluing, and assembly. This workbench will be constructed with the finest hard maple and will complimented with quality hardware from benchcrafted. This bench is built to last and be…

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January 2020
$100.00 - $375.00

Sharpening and Hand Tool Tune Up

1/25/201/26/20

$375.00 (Includes all Materials)                                 . $100 Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) 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…

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$100.00 - $375.00

Tuning and Using a Japanese Plane

1/25/201/26/20

$375.00 (Includes all Materials except the Plane) $100.00 Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) In this two day class we will reveal some of the secrets to tuning up a Japanese Hand Plane (Kanna) We will start with conditioning the Body of the Plane (DAI) to stabilize movement. Proper sharpening and grinding of the blade and chip breaker will be discussed and demonstrated. Custom fitting the blade to the Dai and conditioning the sole. We will also demystified the…

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$300.00 - $1095.00

The Fundamentals of Fine Woodworking

1/27/202/1/20

$1,095.00 (Includes All Materials)                                 . $300.00  Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) The secret to fine woodworking can be found in the pursuit of the fundamentals. With high-tech machines and power tools, these fundamentals can be overshadowed. In this class we will learn the values of design, drawings, mock-ups, sharpening, care and use of hand tools, tuning up a bench plane, layout, measuring tools,…

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February 2020
$500.00 - $1650.00

Sculpted Rocking Chair

2/23/202/29/20

$1650.00 (Includes all Materials)                                   . $500.00 Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) The focus of this class will be making a sculpted rocking chair. 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 rasps, gouges, spokeshaves…

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March 2020
$100.00 - $395.00

Finishing Techniques

3/21/203/22/20

$395.00 (Includes all Materials)                                      . $100.00 Deposit  (Balance due 30 days before class) This class will give every student a thorough understanding of the finishing process. It will cover all aspects of wood finishing: Proper sanding techniques, coloring wood (dyes, stains, chemical and plant dyes), color-matching, membrane finishes (shellac, varnish, lacquer) and understanding solvents and their use in the finishing process. We…

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$300.00 - $1365.00

G&G Inspired Entry Table

3/23/203/29/20

$1365.00 (Includes all Materials)                                   . $300.00 Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) 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…

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April 2020
$100.00 - $400.00

Inlay Techniques

4/25/204/26/20

$400.00 (Includes all Materials)                                      . $100.00 Deposit ( Balance due 30 days before class) Using inlay to embellish your projects can be very rewarding. It's a way to take your work to the next level, to set yourself apart from others. In this intensive two day class we will cover the following topics. 1. Tools, including the jeweler's fretsaw, carving tools, shop…

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$100.00 - $895.00

Joinery Techniques

4/27/205/1/20

$895.00 (Includes all Materials)                                     . $300.00 Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) Good joinery is key to making fine furniture that will last for generations. Many of us are intimidated by the complexity of these joints. In this class we hope to de-mystify and simplify the joinery process. We will learn western and eastern joinery and their applications, including dovetails, half-blind dovetails,…

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May 2020
$500.00 - $1625.00

Blacker House Inspired Chair

5/30/206/6/20

$1625.00 (Includes all Materials)                                           . $500.00 Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) This is perhaps the most difficult class we offer at our school. This class is not for the faint hearted. This chair will challenge every area of your woodworking skill. We will be dealing with angles, proportion, chair design, choosing wood grain, sculpting of the crest rail…

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July 2020
$300.00 - $1095.00

Fundamentals of Fine Woodworking

7/13/207/18/20

$1,095.00 (Includes All Materials)                                 . $300.00  Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) The secret to fine woodworking can be found in the pursuit of the fundamentals. With high-tech machines and power tools, these fundamentals can be overshadowed. In this class we will learn the values of design, drawings, mock-ups, sharpening, care and use of hand tools, tuning up a bench plane, layout, measuring tools,…

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August 2020
$300.00 - $1295.00

Making Custom Cabinets

8/17/208/22/20

  $1295.00 (Includes all Materials)                            . $300.00 Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) 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…

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