We can help you with carving embellishments from chairs to beds to any of your household architectural needs such as mantels and moldings.
This is a Philadelphia card table with many construction techniques that can be used upon many countless future pieces. We will show you the joinery techniques needed to reproduce this extraordinary piece.
Classes offered on how to cut and fit dovetails made by hand.
This is an adaptation of a pie safe that was made in the Shenandoah valley of Virginia. We added the satinwood panels instead of punched tins.
This corner cupboard has all the bells and whistles. Theses cupboards were made by house joiners (carpenters) compared to regular cabinetmakers (furniture makers)
With this class you had the option of building either a Federal or Chippendale blanket chest. This blanket chest had two secret drawers.
In this class the participants got to build one chair and the parts to copy from to finish the set
This is a dovetailed box with an inlaid border with fans and an eagle inlaid medallion in the center of the top.
This is probably our most popular class we offer. This desk has quarter columns, ogee bracket feet, cock beaded drawers, with an interior with 13 secret compartments. compartments
This class was a two part class. The first part was the case with the drawers and molding and feet for the second half.
This Federal embellishment class cover veneering whole surfaces, inlaid borders. making and setting different Federal details including bell flowers, urn, fans, and shells.
This class is an undercover investigation of the internal joinery needed to produce a upholstered wing chair frame.
All participants dovetailed both case, top and bottom, and drawers. This chest has stop fluted quarter columns and ogee bracket feet
Learn to build the case of this bow front sideboard. Build up drawer and doors so the can be veneered. Set fans in the center section with fine line and bell flowers in the legs
During this two day class you will learn the tricks of the trade on sawing and working out this Chippendale feature, the ball and claw leg.
With this class all participants got the choice of a raised panel door or a glass paned door. The size was also flexable to fit your needs
This class is on building the country cousin of the high style Federal sideboard. Still elegant with it's simpler form
We have offered this class many times with many different options form half day to full week long class in the fundamental art of traditional period ( before 1820) furniture construction