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 Fall & Winter class schedule now available.

Fundamentals of Furniture-Making
with Bob Van Dyke

 

wwIII_corner_tl.jpg This is a series of hands on furniture making classes that should be taken in succession as each project builds on skills learned in the previous classes. This series is not a required prerequisite for other classes contained in this schedule.
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Woodworking I

Walnut Jewelry Box

106_walnut_jewelry_box.jpg A hands-on course that covers the basic concepts of woodworking and furniture making. This eight session (two nights per week for 4 weeks) class is a combination of demonstrations and hands-on practice. General shop safety (with particular concentration on using the tablesaw) is emphasized. Students will utilize the skills, techniques and tools (both power and hand-tools) being taught in the class in the making of a walnut jewelry box. This project could also be used to store a variety of other personal items. Skills learned will provide a strong foundation for subsequent furniture-making classes. Class size is limited to 12 students. Tuition: $395.00 plus materials ($59.00).

Section 012615A:  Monday evenings, January 26 - March 23, 6:00pm- 9:30pm

                                                     (note: no class March 16)

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(This class is a required prerequisite for other classes in the "Fundamentals of Furniture-making" series and has always proven worthwhile to beginner and advanced students alike.)

THIS CLASS IS NOT A REQUIRED PREREQUISITE FOR ANY OF THE OTHER CLASSES IN THIS SCHEDULE

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Testimonials

4/2/2014

Dear Bob,

I just completed a two day workshop in basic woodturning, taught by Corey Anderson.
I was pleased in every aspect of the experience.

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12/12/2011

Bob,
Do you have contact info for Will Neptune?
I was really happy to share his enthusiasm and energy.  This was a truly inspiring weekend. 

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