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Basic Woodworking with Hand Tools: May 15-18 (Evenings), 2017

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - May 18 @ 9:00 pm
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Basic Woodworking with Hand Tools

IMG_0024In 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.


Start: May 15 @ 6:00 pm
End: May 18 @ 9:00 pm
Cost: $250
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Address: 10515 OP Ave E
Scotts, MI 49088 United States


Enrollment 6 to 12
Minimum age 14
Tuition fee $220
Materials fee $30
Instructor(s) Brad Smith and Charles Replogle