Shaker Furniture Detail/Technique Class


Join us in a one-day class where you learn techniques for making tapered legs, and mortise and tenon joints using hand tools. This class will teach you the basic techniques to set you off on your way to making simple Shaker-style tables. It will be lots of FUN!! And it is the last class of the season!

Date: 15 Apr. 2017

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Don Fall’s shop

Class size: 10 people max. (plus 2 instructors)

Cost: $40/person (lunch included)

Tool list participants should bring if they have them, if not we will share:

  • Jack plane
  • Jointer plane
  • Smoothing plane
  • Shoulder plane (3/4” preferably, or any size)
  • Backsaws – Preferably crosscut and rip
  • Mortise chisel (1/4”)
  • Chisels  1/4″ and 1” or 1 ½ “
  • Mallet
  • Marking gauge
  • Marking knife
  • Combination square
  • Straight edge long enough to mark leg tapers (approx. 30″)
  • Safety glasses
  • You must be an ACWA member to participate in the class.  You may join Here.You may register for the class Here.

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