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Currently Scheduled Woodworking & Furniturecraft Courses

Teaser image for Build Thoreau's Cabin: Basic Building Skills Workshop

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…
Thu, Sep 5th, 2024  –  Mon, Sep 9th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
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Build Your Own Shave Horse

Following a proven design, students will build their own versatile “Two-Rail” style…
Thu, Nov 21st, 2024  –  Sun, Nov 24th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructors: Paul Linden, John Fleck
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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, Jul 5th, 2024  –  Sun, Jul 7th, 2024
9am- 5pm each day
Instructor: Lauren Newby
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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: 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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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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Pole Lathe Turning

Turning wood on a pole lathe—a wonderfully simple, hand-built machine that needs only your leg…
Fri, Nov 8th, 2024  –  Sun, Nov 10th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
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Sharpening for the Woodworker

There are many woodworking tools out there that require a sharp edge to function properly. A…
Sat, Oct 12th, 2024  –  Sun, Oct 13th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Wesley Hathaway
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Single Slat Post and Rung Chair

The post and rung chair has a long history in the United States, reaching back through Shaker and…
Thu, Oct 10th, 2024  –  Sun, Oct 13th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Mary Tripoli
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Warp Weighted Tabletop Loom: Build and Weave

The warp-weighted loom has a more than 9,000 year history as a vital tool of everyday life.…
Thu, Sep 12th, 2024  –  Mon, Sep 16th, 2024
9am-5pm each day
Instructors: Melba Granlund, Jess Hirsch
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Wattle Fences and Garden Trellises

Have you ever needed a small garden fence? A trellis or wattle fence is the answer! Sometimes…
Tue, Jul 16th, 2024
9am-5pm
Instructor: Paula Sundet Wolf