This is three day (9am – 5pm) project based class and addresses a multitude of box making techniques including:
- Design (lids, bases, grain wrapping, surface embellishment)
- Carcass construction
- Resawing Lumber
- Joinery (mitres, lock mitres, splined mitres, box joints, dovetails)
- Bevel cuts
- Hardware – selecting and setting hinges, handles, locks
Student are welcome to exercise creativity in their designs while recognizing time and sizing constraints (max 15″ in any two directions). Pre designed plans also available. The goal is complete the construction and sanding of the piece and prepare it for finishing outside of the class.
Building small boxes is a precursor to building larger boxes such as cabinets and chest of drawers. It is a great way to build your skill set in a compact manner.
Materials: FSFW provided materials – Cherry, Maple, Walnut, Nogal, Poplar, Sapele If you are bringing your own lumber no exotics, salvage, high resin (eg Pine) allowed.
NOTE: Everyone who attend must have completed our Introduction to Power Tools class regardless of experience. Recent graduates of the Beginning Woodworking class will be exempt from this.
Click here to see a more detailed information on the box making class topics: Box-making-syllabus
Student should plan on bringing with them:
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