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FTW300B23 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking III

February, 27 - April, 6 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM MST


Fundamentals III is for advanced beginners and woodworkers who wish to develop more advanced skills and refine their craftsmanship. Students will practice various joinery and construction techniques to build an heirloom quality solid wood Shaker-inspired table with a dovetailed drawer, tapered legs, and mortise-and-tenoned aprons. Along the way, we will further develop hand-tool skills including sharpening and shaping, and will introduce some additional advanced techniques. The finish will be a hand applied oil finish, with time to apply at least one coat during class.

NOTE: Students who complete all three Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking classes receive an engraved certificate of accomplishment.

Schedule: Six weeks of evening classes from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday for a total of 54 instruction hours, with additional shop time available as needed to work on the exercises. 

Prerequisite: Fundamentals I and II, or equivalent.

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: Minimum 5, Maximum 8.

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

PLEASE NOTE: In addition to our standard class policies, we are taking additional precautions due to the COVID-19 virus. Face masks are required.

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


February 27@6:00 pm MST
April 6@9:00 pm MST
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Southwest School of Woodworking
621 N 7th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007 United States
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