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Build a Cherry Side Table PART 2

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

  |   Multiple Session Class (See all dates)
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Class Description
This hands-on class will introduce you to fine woodworking furniture. We will start from one rough lumber Cherry board to create a Shaker style Cherry Side Table with a drawer. The techniques and skills learned in this class will allow the student to approach any project size. With this class we will use virtually all the tools in the woodshop from Chisel to Tablesaw, Router, Band saw, Joiner, Planer and Miter saw. Demonstration on hand planing / sharpening if times allows.

You will learn how use a drawing plan to layout your project including wood grain consideration and joinery. Topics covered in the class: rough lumber to dimensional stock, drawer construction-fitting, table top-full assembly glue-up, Mortise-Tenon, Double Tenon, miters, Dovetail joint and lock joint. In addition, the student will learn some hand tool woodworking skills. Demonstration on finish process for you to complete your project on your own.

The Class will be divided into two classes, Part 1 and Part 2. You **must** take Part 1 to be eligible to join Part 2.

Part 1: 4 sessions
Part 2: 5 sessions
Total – 39 hrs of instruction for both parts of this course

***PLEASE NOTE: Tool training and testing for the Router is NOT included in this course, and needs to be arranged separately by each student.***

Class Goals
Learn fine woodworking furniture building techniques and skills that can be used for any project size. Learn hand tools and power tools including Chisel to Tablesaw, Router, Band saw, Joiner, Planer and Miter saw. This is a class that will take the student from layout to a finish fine furniture Cherry Side Table with a drawer. Also, you will learn how to sand-assemble and apply oil / waterbase finish to guide you in the finishing process, to be completed at home.

Materials Provided
A materials fee is included in the ticket price and includes all materials needed to finish the project.

Build a Cherry Side Table PART 1; Permission to take this class only granted by those who have completed the first half.

Class Dates

This class meets on the following dates from 6:30 – 10PM:

Session 1 – March 20
Session 2 – March 21
Session 3 – March 25
Session 4 – March 26
Session 5 – March 27



Please note this class will not run with fewer than 3 students


March 20
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Artisan’s Asylum
10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA 02143 United States
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