The Unplugged Workshop – Joinery & Hand Tools for Furniture Making

handcut joineryUsing hand tools to hand cut joinery is both an art and a science, but all woodworking projects can be made using hand tools plus they are quiet, satisfying and don’t take up much space, so if you are living in a condo, don’t have the space or the budget for power tools, or just want to improve your joinery and hand skills this is the perfect class for you.

Through a series of demonstrations, lecture and practice you will learn how to:

  • Tune and sharpen your hand tools – chisels, bench planes, spokeshaves
  • Use western & Japanese saws, chisels, hand planes,
  • Learn how to cut dovetails, half-blind dovetails, sliding dovetails,
  • Mortise and tenons, angled mortise and tenons, through mortise and tenon
  • Lap joints, bridal joints, miter joints and hip joints

Skill Level: Open to all levels

How to Make Dovetail Joint

Dates: March 28th – 30st, Sept 25th – 29th 2017

Time: 9am – 4:30pm

Cost: $750

Syllabus: Unplugged Joinery & Hand Tools

Required Text: The Complete Guide to Joint Making by John Bullar

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