Beginning Furniture Making

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This entry-level course is intended for the beginning woodworker. Students will be introduced to the how’s and why’s of woodworking, the use of hand tools, and the safe operation of shop equipment. Demonstrations and discussions will supplement hands-on learning as students each build their own one-drawer end table. Learn to edge, join, and glue boards; lay out joints; cut tapered legs; join rails to legs with mortise and tenon joinery; make breadboards; and fit, join, and make a drawer. Tools and materials will be provided and students are encouraged to bring their favorite hand tools.



Justin was very encouraging and regardless of skill level made everyone feel comfortable




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