Basic Woodworking with Hand Tools
In this 12 hour workshop, participants will learn the basics of using the bench plane, backsaw, coping saw, chisels, marking tools, brace and bit, among others to construct a sturdy bench that will last a lifetime.
The following topics will be discussed and applied to the construction of the project:
The importance of sharp tools and various sharpening methods, dimensioning lumber with hand tools, proper use of the bench plane, accurate layout and marking to ensure tight-fitting joints,backsaw basics, creating mortise and tenon joinery, and applying a durable wipe-on finish.
At the end of the workshop, participants will have a good grasp on the basics of woodworking with hand tools that can then be utilized in any number of projects.