Furniture and Cabinetmaking 2

aug 7 shop 009This is a follow up course to Introduction to Woodworking and expands on the subjects already gone over in the initial course.  The project in this course will be designing, proportioning, and building a table.  We will cover wood selection, making a detailed materials list, what wood works best for the parts of the table, drawer construction including dovetailing and fitting the drawer, and shaping vs. buying table legs.  We will demonstrate shaping on the band saw and edge sander, strengths of various joints, table top edge detailing, and allowing for seasonal movement. woodworking 2 class 2-22-2014 004

Course requirements:


Tool requirements:

  1. Combo square
  2. Tape measure 16′ x 3/4″
  3. Set of bench chisels, 4 piece 1/4″ to 1″
  4. Deadblow mallet
  5. Dovetail saw.  We use Japanese style saws however any type is fineEbony table & shop 003
  6. 6″ rule
  7. Notebook and pencil


*$325.00, plus additional material costs – see below.

March 10th & 11th, 2018

8AM to 4:30PM.

Gift Certificates available!!

This class will offer making either a 18″ x 42″ x 18″ coffee table or 28″ x 42″ x 16″ hall table, with a drawer, with either a straight tapered leg or turned leg.  In Maple with straight tapered leg + $150.00, or with turned leg +
$200.00.  In Cherry with straight tapered leg + $200.00, or turned leg + $265.00