During this weeklong class you will learn the period construction techniques used to build a Virginia / North Carolina Hunt board. A country cousin to its high style sideboard relative. You can add all the bells and whistles to this piece like fine line (stringing) bell flowers and many other Federal embellishments if you like. In class you will complete the case construction joinery and hand cut dovetails for the drawers with little to do at home. This piece has straight tapered legs, scalloped skirts and cock beaded drawers. You will learn many techniques from our over 100-year-old family business with time saving methods to help with many of your future projects. Lunch is included. A tool and a cut list will be provided so you can bring your own hand tools and lumber.
Hours: Mon - Thurs. 8 - 4:30 Fri 8 - 3
We will send you a cut and tool list so you can provide your own material and tools.
With hands on experience, you will learn while you build this wonderful piece.
We will show you many different joinery techniques including cutting and setting stringing or fine line and diamond escutcheons, which can be used on countless future pieces, which will save you time and material.
During this class you will experience hand cutting dovetails then marking, cutting, and fitting the pins. we have many tricks to share.
The case sides will be mortise and tenoned into straight tappered legs.
The drawers have cock beaded drawers along with an inlaid fine line.