A beginner’s journey into chair making.
Spend two days with us at Bentwood Studio and leave with this stunning chair in Ash. This course is designed to introduce chair building techniques to the beginner and utilize a mix of hand and power tools.
Learn to utilize the table saw to make tapered octagonal legs, learn to use the Holey Galahad from King Arthurs Tools to power carve the seat before cleaning it up with the more traditional travishers. Get to know your drill. Learn to drill compound angles for the legs and how to ream the holes for the tapered tenons. With just a few tools be amazed at what you can make!
Tools that will be covered will be: tablesaw, drill, reamer, spokeshave, drawknife, travisher, angle grinder with Holey Galahad from King Arthurs Tools, tapering tool, and tenon cutters.
All material is included in price. Limit is 4 students per session. Total price is $600. Non- refundable deposit of $250 is required to book your seat.
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