Furniture Making II: Shaker Hall Table

An eight-session (or two weekend) class that is a continuation of the Furniture making I class.

Greene & Greene Details I with Darrell Peart

Greene & Greene furniture represents some of the best work ever done in the Arts & Crafts Style and west coast furniture maker, Darrell Peart indulges his passion by working and teaching primarily in the style of these two California designers who so successfully blended some of the best features of the Arts & Crafts movement with some of the subtleties of Asian furniture.

Innovative & Imaginative String Inlay with Steve Latta: Pushing the boundaries way beyond Traditional Inlay

Have you ever imagined a figure or seen a design that you wished you could incorporate into a project that you were visualizing?

Introduction to Hammer Veneering with Al Breed

The use of hide glue and hammer veneering goes back thousands of years. The walls of ancient Egyptian tombs portray craftsmen sawing veneers, mixing glue in a pot and laying those veneers down with the same hammer techniques which are just as effective today as it was back then.

Introduction to Marquetry with Frank Strazza

In this 2 day introductory class, Frank will teach you some of his favorite techniques and methods, including packet cutting and double-bevel sawing, as you discover that you, too, can create this timeless art.

Learn the Chinese Frame and Panel with Andrew Hunter

In this three-day class Andrew will introduce students to Classical Chinese Furniture and the joinery that has made it endure all these years. Being completely fascinated by the furniture of the Ming and Qing dynasties in China, Andrew will speak to the sophisticated execution of both the exterior and interior construction. 

Learn the Craft of Windsor Chairmaking– Build this Perch Stool with David Douyard

This 3- day class will take you through the process of building a "Perch Stool", a variation of a Windsor style chair

Learn to cut Houndstooth Dovetails with Frank Strazza

In this two-day class Frank will guide you through the process to create his signature houndstooth dovetails.

Learn to Tune and Use a Japanese Hand Plane with Andrew Hunter

What seems like a simple tool, a blade and a block of wood, the Japanese plane (Kanna) is actually a very complex instrument with many subtle qualities. At the end of this three day course, each student will take home a fully operational Japanese hand plane and have the know how to keep is working right.

Make a Cracked Ice Parquet Tabletop with Tim Colemna

This new weekend class with well known Furniture maker Tim Coleman encourages students to jump into the exciting world of making dynamic patterns using shop-sawn veneers.