2 days, Sat 9:30 AM - Sun 5:00 PM, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM


  • $385.00 excl.


To many, the ball and claw foot is a rite of passage. They view it as a symbol of the transition from beginner to advanced woodworker. But carving a ball & claw foot is easier than you might think and with the right instruction anyone can do it!. Chuck Bender has carved hundreds of these icons of period furniture and has developed simple techniques that put the unique form in everyone’s reach. During this weekend class, Chuck teaches you the carving process from ball to toe and how to create and maintain symmetry as you work – the true hallmark of great ball & claw feet. Included in this class will be a discussion of the 4 major regional styles of Ball & Class- Philadelphia, Boston, New York & Newport. Chuck Bender is the recipient  of the prestigious Sapfm Cartouche award for 2022.If you’re ready to add a new skill to your woodworking sign up for this great weekend class and open up your horizons! Sign up today. Class size is limited

Tuition: $385.00 plus materials ($52.00 plus tax)