Build a Federal Style Tilt Top Oval Table with Mark Arnold
When it comes to Federal details, this little table packs a punch! Drawing on a panoply of skills, from turning to dovetailing and veneering to carving, the delicate lines and sunburst veneered elliptical top of this candlestand will make it a focal point in any room. Join instructor Mark Arnold as we construct this gem using a combination of traditional and contemporary techniques and materials.
Topics that we'll cover include: layout and cutting of tripod joinery, fairing of curved elements, making a tilt-top mechanism, layout and cutting of a sunburst veneer pattern, vacuum bag clamping, making a roping banding, edgebanding, and other techniques. You'll be eager to apply your new skills to projects of your own. Some specific tools will be required in addition to the regular tool list. Please inquire when signing up.
This class is being offered in conjunction with the Society of American Period Furniture makers mid year conference which is the previous weekend. You should plan on attending both events if you can make it. Don’t miss this opportunity to make this elegant little table that will teach you all sorts of new techniques! Tuition $795.00 plus materials
Section 062711A: Monday - Saturday, June 27 - July 2, 9:00am - 5:00pm