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FTW100D23 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking I

April, 10 - May, 3 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM MST

$699.00

This hands-on course is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wishes to review fundamental skills and get a solid foundation in and competence with hand-tools. It is the first class in the three-part Fundamentals series and is the prerequisite for Fundamentals II.
We start by learning the basics of wood technology, hand tool use, design, and by making fundamental joinery

You will learn
• Workshop safety
• Basics of wood and wood movement
• Safe use and maintenance of basic hand tools (planes, chisels, etc.)
• How to sharpen edge tools
• Measuring and marking out, and basic joinery, including: through-dovetails, half-blind dovetails, half-lap joints, and
mortise and tenon joints.

Schedule: Four weeks of evening classes from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday for a total of 33 instruction hours, with additional shop time available as needed to work on the exercises. Class ends on Wednesday May 3rd. 

Tools required: Tool kit supplied by the school.
Please bring ear and eye protection and a safety mask.

Class size: Minimum 5, Maximum 9.

Please read and understand our Refund and Cancellation policies. By making payment you acknowledge that you have read and understood these policies.

Safety

Eye, hearing, and dust protection are required in the machine room or when operating machines in the bench room.

Long sleeves and loose-fitting clothing are not allowed around the power equipment. Long hair must be pulled back and secured.

Closed-toe shoes are required. Open-toed shoes or sandals are not allowed.

COVID Policy: Masks are optional, however, if you are exhibiting symptoms of any contagious illness or if you have had a positive test for COVID or influenza within the past 5 days, please notify the school and do not attend class.

Thank you for your understanding.

Meet your Instructor

David Fleming learned basic carpentry as a matter of necessity while living for many years remote northwest Alaska for many years. In the 1980’s, he discovered the work of woodworking icon James Krenov, and spent two years studying with Krenov at the renowned Fine Woodworking program at California’s College of the Redwoods. David relocated to Scottsdale, AZ in 1993 and has made furniture there ever since. An expert in hand tool use, he has taught Krenov-inspired woodworking techniques to small classes and groups since 2009. Visit www.dfcabinetmaker.com

Details

Start:
April 10, 2023@6:00 pm MST
End:
May 3, 2023@9:00 pm MST
Cost:
$699.00

Venue

Southwest School of Woodworking
621 N 7th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007 United States
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Phone
480-734-0274
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