Ready to move beyond the basics? The second step in our three-part Fundamentals series, this course builds on the skills taught in Fundamentals I and prepares you for even more advanced craftsmanship as you progress in your woodworking. This is a hands-on class, during which you will improve your skills through exercises and projects, concluding with a beautiful dovetailed bench with tusked mortise and tenon jointery and pegged stretchers.
You will learn:
- Safe use of power tools, including jointer, planer, band saw, miter saw, and table saw
- Hand-cut dovetails, through and half-blind
- Hand-cut mortise and tenon
- Shaping with spokeshaves
- Surface preparation for finishing
- Working to a drawing
- Marking out
- Gluing up
Prerequisite: Fundamentals I or equivalent.
Schedule: Classes are held on Monday’s Wednesday’s and Thursday’s, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm with one exception; there will be no class on Monday May 29th in observance of Memorial Day . For this week classes will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, May 30, 31 and June 1.
Tools required: All tools and materials supplied by the school.
Please bring ear and eye protection and a safety mask. No open-toed shoes or sandals are allowed.
Class size: Maximum 9.
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