August 12 - 16, 2019

Build a Pair of Federal Two Drawer Bedside Table

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During this week long class you will learn the period construction techniques used to build a pair of Federal two drawer bedside tables. This class will help with many future projects. You will learn hand cutting dovetails along with mortise and tenoned case construction, straight tapered legs with a fine line embellished front leg. Inlayed fans set in the top corners. This will be an unequaled learning experience. The cost for this class is $1250 with lunch included. A tool and a cut list will be provided so you can bring your own hand tools and lumber. 

Hours: Mon - Thur 8 - 4:30 Fri 8 - 3

Attention to detail

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Come learn many different techniques to help with this and future projects.

Embellishment

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This class has the options of either a straight front or with a serpentine  front.

Learn how to set in fans and stringing or fineline

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This table has fans set in the corners of the tops along with a cock beaded drawer front. 

Learn how to cut and fit dovetails

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You will learn the time and material saving methods from a 5th generation business. We have many tricks to speed up your dovetails and mortise and tenons.

Many different construction techniques in one project

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You will learn how to veneer a shaped surface, cut a straight tapered leg and then add a fine line set into the face. There is an inlayed border that wraps around the skirt on three sides.

Many options to enhance this and your future pieces

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There are many different embellishment which can be added to these tables.