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Woodworking & Furniturecraft

Shaker-Style Carriers

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Course Overview

The Shaker-style of bentwood boxes and carriers have been made in the US since the 18th century. Long-appreciated for their beauty and many uses, they are also a fun woodworking project that introduces a variety of skills. In this class, students bend thin strips of cherry wood by soaking, forming, tacking and finishing them into elegant carriers of a variety of sizes. A carrier is simply a box with a handle, and can be put to practical or decorative use. Students will construct two carriers during this three day course.

Required Tools

  • All required tools will be provided

Optional Tools

  • Shop apron
  • Comfortable shoes - we will be standing for much of the time

Dates

Fri, May 27th, 2022  –  Sun, May 29th, 2022

Course Details

Hours: 9am-5pm each day
Tuition: $300.00
Materials fee: $55.00

Meet the Instructor

North House Folk School photo of instructor, Tom McKinney
Tom McKinney
Grayling, MI

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Shaker-Style Carriers