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FTW100K21 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking I

November, 15 - December, 2 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

No skills necessary 

This hands-on course is for the beginning woodworker or anyone who wishes to review fundamental skills and get a solid foundation in methods of fine craftsmanship. It is the first class in the three-part Fundamentals series and is the pre-requisite for Fundamentals II.

Subjects covered include workshop safety, wood, and wood movement, the use, and maintenance of basic hand tools (planes, chisels, etc,), sharpening edge tools, measuring and marking, and basic joinery. Exercises in this class include through dovetails, half-blind dovetails, half-lap joints, and mortise and tenon joints.

Skills practiced: Shop safety, hand tool use and maintenance, edge sharpening, measuring, marking, gluing, dovetails, mortise and tenons

Schedule: three weeks of evening classes from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday. There is no class on Thanksgiving day, for a total of 33 instruction hours, with additional shop time available as needed to work on the exercises.

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

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

$699.00Select options

No skills necessary

Open to all
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
• the basics of wood and wood movement
• the use and maintenance of basic hand tools (planes, chisels, etc.)
• how to sharpen edge tools
• measuring and marking out, and basic joinery.
• exercises include:
• through-dovetails
• half-blind dovetails
• half-lap joints, and
• mortise and tenon joints.

Schedule: Three weeks of evening classes from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Monday, through Thursday for a total of 33 instruction hours, with additional shop time available as needed to work on the exercises. Note: there is no class on Thanksgiving Day.

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

Class size: Minimum 4, Maximum 9.

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, delta variant. Effective July 26 we will be requiring everyone to wear a mask while in the building.

• We will be strictly limiting class sizes to no more than eight (9) students to allow for adequate distancing between class participants.

• All benches and shared tools will be sanitized before and after each class.

• All students, instructors, and staff are required to wear a properly fitted mask that securely covers the nose and mouth while inside the school.

• Anyone exhibiting any cold or flu-like symptoms—even if it is believed to be allergy-related—will not be allowed to enter the building.

Thank you for your understanding.

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Start:
November 15@6:00 pm
End:
December 2@9:00 pm
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