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Woodworking & Furniturecraft

Currently Scheduled Woodworking & Furniturecraft Courses

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Adirondack Chair Building

Without question, the Adirondack chair is a timeless classic; its high back, large armrests, and…
Fri, Mar 1st, 2024  –  Sun, Mar 3rd, 2024
Day 1: 4-7pm; Days 2-3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
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Advanced Door Construction Service Learning Project

Much of North House’s beautiful campus has been shaped by the talented hands of our students.…
Sat, Jun 1st, 2024  –  Mon, Jun 3rd, 2024
Days 1-2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-1pm
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
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Build Thoreau's Cabin: Basic Building Skills Workshop

Pick up your hammer! This course is designed for students with little or no building experience who…
Fri, May 17th, 2024  –  Tue, May 21st, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
Thu, Sep 5th, 2024  –  Mon, Sep 9th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
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Carve a Bench: Introduction to Greenwood Chair Building

Chairmaking is the holy grail of greenwood working—just three days to get started but a…
Fri, Mar 22nd, 2024  –  Sun, Mar 24th, 2024
Day 1: 4pm-7pm Day 2 & 3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Lauren Newby
Fri, Jul 5th, 2024  –  Sun, Jul 7th, 2024
9am- 5pm each day
Instructor: Lauren Newby
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Carve an Axe Handle from Green Wood

Julia Kalthoff has spent a lot of time thinking about axe handles, and even more time making them…
Sat, Mar 16th, 2024  –  Mon, Mar 18th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Julia Kalthoff
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Carving with an Axe

North House is excited to welcome Julia Kalthoff to Wood Week 2024. Julia is the brilliant maker…
Tue, Mar 12th, 2024  –  Thu, Mar 14th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Julia Kalthoff
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Crafting the Twig and Driftwood Chair and Footstool

The twig and driftwood chair is a delightful combination of traditional craft and beach foraging.…
Fri, Jun 7th, 2024  –  Sun, Jun 9th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf
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Fine Furniture: Natural-Edged Windsor Bench

Say “hello” to curvy edges and goodbye to 90 degree corners in this edgy furniture…
Sat, Sep 7th, 2024  –  Sun, Sep 8th, 2024
9am-5pm
Instructor: David Abeel
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Fine Furniture: Natural-Edged Windsor Coffee Table

Coffee anyone?  Build a one-of-a-kind coffee table by adding an under shelf for extra books and…
Sun, Jun 9th, 2024  –  Mon, Jun 10th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: David Abeel
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Fine Furniture: Windsor Comb Back Armchair or Rocking Chair

Even newbies in the world of woodworking can craft a family heirloom in this unique course. Students…
Wed, Sep 4th, 2024  –  Fri, Sep 6th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: David Abeel
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Fine Furniture: Windsor Comb Back Mini Settee

In order for a piece of furniture to become a treasured family heirloom, someone has to build it.…
Thu, Jun 6th, 2024  –  Sat, Jun 8th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: David Abeel
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Japanese Woodworking Introduction

This one-day course offers a unique opportunity to spend time with Shuji Nakagawa, a third…
Fri, Sep 20th, 2024
9am-5pm
Instructor: Shuji Nakagawa
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Kioke: Japanese Coopered Vessels with Shuji Nakagawa

Kioke are Japanese coopered vessels dating back several thousand years. Historically they were used…
Fri, Sep 13th, 2024  –  Wed, Sep 18th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Shuji Nakagawa
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Lathe Turning: The Wooden Bowl

  The wooden bowl is a reflection of both utility and beauty—an inspiring craft form to…
Tue, May 14th, 2024  –  Thu, May 16th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Nate White
Fri, May 24th, 2024  –  Sun, May 26th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Marybeth Garmoe
Mon, May 27th, 2024  –  Wed, May 29th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Marybeth Garmoe
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Old World Games: Woodworking Intro

An engaging class for woodcarving and board game enthusiasts, Old World Games delves into the…
Sat, Mar 16th, 2024  –  Sun, Mar 17th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructors: Sam Gathje, Jake Fee