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Make a Craftsman Style Blanket Chest with Bob Van Dyke & Tim Spratlin


BVDblanketchest copyThis advanced workshop features a handsome frame and panel blanket chest with tiger maple panels and a cherry frame. It is based on a design by John McAlevey, a well-known custom furniture maker and author living in Maine. The chest was featured on the cover of Fine Woodworking Magazine a number of years ago. The project entails extensive through mortise and tenons, raised panels, chamfered legs, a number of curved parts and frame and panel construction. The techniques used in its construction are basic to many larger furniture pieces.   Participants need to have taken at least the Woodworking I class or its equivalent.

 Tuition: $595.00 (plus materials).


  Section 020314A: Monday Evenings, February 3 - April 21. 6:00pm- 9:30pm

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