During this week long class you will learn the period construction techniques needed to produce this wonderful card table. You will learn dovetailing both case and drawer joinery. The swing leg has a wooden hinge you will cut and fit You will learn the in's and out's of building a curved drawer front with Cock beaded edge. We will cover carving a rope twist on the face of the legs, along with carved corner brackets, and a gadrooning a skirt. The cost for this class is $1250 with lunch included. A tool list will be provided so you can bring your own hand tools.
Hours: Mon - Thur 8 - 4:30 Fri 8
You will learn the techniques we use to hand cut and fit dovetails for both case and drawer constructions. We have many tricks to both improve your execution and time saving methods.
This table has many embellishments such as a rope twist carved down the face of the legs ending in a Marlborough foot,. carved corner brackets , with a gadrooned molding under front rail and case sides.
You will learn how to cut and fit a wood hinge. looks harder than it actually is.
This table has many period embellishments that can be used on numerous future pieces.
Come learn the construction methods we use to veneer a curved drawer front. This method can be used on other surfaces also.
You will use both modern machinery and time tested hand tools to produce this common joint.