Summer Side Table Workshop
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Instructor: Craig Vandall Stevens
Making a handmade table represents a unique project for the craftsman. It offers the satisfaction of creating a beautiful, functional and very achievable piece of hand-made furniture. Through discussions and hands on work, students will make a small side table using joinery methods and traditional techniques such as mortise & tenon joinery, working with solid wood, making and using hand-sawn veneers, as well as creating hand-planed surfaces and applying an oil finish.
Craig will demonstrate scaling a simple sketch into a full size mock-up to better visualize proportions and consider the careful selection of wood for creating a harmonious design. There will be ongoing discussions on sharpening and using bench tools as well as machine setup and use. Hands-on assistance focused on improving participant's design and woodworking skills will be combined with daily demonstrations and lectures.
Click here to see registration information about this week-long workshop on GoggleWorks website.