FTW200G22 Fundamentals of Traditional Woodworking II

$760.00

This class continues where Fundamentals I left off.  It will emphasize the safe use of power tools such as the table saw, band saw, miter saw, jointer, and planer. It will bring together the hand tool skills learned and combine them with the machine skills. The bench that will be made in class features mortise and tenon joinery, and drawbore joints. Additional dovetail practice will prepare the students for the drawer in the table of Fundamentals III.

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Prerequisite: Fundamentals I

The second class in our Fundamentals series, this course builds on and reinforces the skills taught in Fundamentals I. We will stress the safe use of power tools such as the jointer, planer, bandsaw, miter saw, and table saw. Sharpening and marking out skills will be reinforced. Students will practice several types of joints and will apply their skills through exercises and the building a small dovetailed bench (see photo). Edge jointing, shaping with spoke shaves, and surface preparation for finishing are also covered. Skills taught:

  • Hand-cut dovetails, through and half-blind
  • Hand-cut mortise and tenon
  • sharpening
  • power tool safety
  • surface preparation
  • working to a drawing
  • marking out
  • gluing

Note: The text for this class is “Woodworking Basics” by Peter Korn

Schedule: Evening classes, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Monday, through Thursday, 36 hrs of instruction total. There will be additional shop time available as needed to work on the exercises.

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