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February 2018
$300.00 - $1055.00

The Fundamentals of Fine Woodworking with William Ng

2/11/182/16/18

$1,055.00 $955.00 (Tuition) $100 (Material) Deposit $300.00  (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, wood technology, choosing and preparing lumber, joinery (including hand cut dovetails and the mortise and…

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$360.00

Tuning & Using A Japanese Plane

2/17/182/18/18

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 angle setting to allow for the shavings to come shooting out the front of the…

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$1195.00

Sitting Bench/Coffee Table With Traditional Eastern Joinery With Taeho Kwon

2/19/182/24/18
William Ng School Of Fine Woodworking, 1340 North Dynamics Street, Unit H
Anaheim, CA 92806 United States
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This beautiful sitting bench is constructed using traditional timber frame joinery known for it’s integral strength utilizing locking joinery. This class will challenge and improve your hand and machine skills. Taeho will start with a lecture on the concept and layout of the joints, as well as the preparation and sharpening of tools used. At the end of the class you will have a greater understanding of joinery beyond your basic dovetail and mortise and tenon. The table with the…

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February 2019
$300.00 - $845.00

Woodcarving – Building a Solid Foundation with Samuel Sully

2/4/192/8/19

$845.00 Includes all Materials                     . $300 Deposit (Balance due 30 days before class) Samuel Studied in the top French schools of art: Ecole Boulle, Les Compagnons du Devoir and L'Ecole des Beaux Arts and is passionate about imparting his knowledge and skills to his students. He carefully designed 3 different level classes to help students achieve great accuracy and carving skills for any project. This Woodcarving Fundamental class is the foundation…

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$300.00 - $1055.00

The Fundamentals of Fine Woodworking with William Ng

2/11/192/16/19

$1,055.00 (Includes All Materials)         . Deposit $300.00  (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, wood technology, choosing and preparing lumber, joinery (including hand cut dovetails and…

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$300 - $1125.00

Nakashima Inspired Chair

2/18/192/22/19

$1125.00 (Includes All Materials)          . Deposit $300.00  (Balance due 30 days before class)   . In this class we will explore the works of one of my favorite woodworkers, George Nakashima. This chair has elegance, simplicity, subtle details, and beauty. Don't let its simplicity fool you. This chair requires great skill and precision to execute. It involves carving and sculpting of the seat with power and hand tools. The complex joinery has to be done accurately to…

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$100.00 - $360.00

Sharpening and Hand Tool Tune Up

2/23/192/24/19

$360.00 (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 edge tools including the use of Japanese water stones.…

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February 2020
Free - $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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