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Woodworking Classes for 2015
Woodworking Fundamentals in Four Sessions
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6pm - 9pm
Session 1 - Wood and Wood Movement
July 28 and 29
Session 2 - Sharpening
August 4 and 5
Session 3 - Joinery
August 11 and 12
Session 4 - Finishing
August 18 and 19
Cost: Individual sessions are $150 each; Entire series is $575
*For Advanced Woodworkers
Dates to attend for this class include all of the following:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6pm - 8:30pm
August 25 and 26
September 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30
October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28
November 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, and 25
December 1 and 2
Saturdays, 8am - 5pm
October 10 and 24
Your desk will be constructed of cherry, 60"L x 30"D x 30"H, with a leather
writing surface. It will have through mortise-and-tenon joinery as well as
exposed dovetails. An additional file drawer unit can be made that will attach
below the drawer section. There will be additional costs for materials and
shop time if you choose this option. If you wish to construct the additional
file drawer unit at home, the additional cost will be for materials and planning
time only. There is an extremely large amount of hand detailing on this
project, so it is impossible to calculate the speed at which everyone will work.
I have given an educated guess at completion in December. If we are not
completed at that time, participants will have the option to attend additional
shop time, charged per hour, to complete this project.
If sharpening skills are lacking at all, please sign up for the sharpening
class in the Basic Woodworking series.
Cost: $3650 (materials included)
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Above: "This is one of the most challenging pieces I have ever built during my woodworking career." This piece is a solid ebony, block-piece sideboard with walnut secondary wood, 96" x 25.5" x 32." The top is 1.75" solid ebony. The drawers in center section are hand-dovetailed and have bookmatched solid ebony drawer fronts.
Above: This recently completed walnut sideboard has a floating top, six drawers in the center section, two shelves in each end compartment behind the doors, a dovetailed carcass and a bookmatched walnut top. Photo: Ron Bozwell. .
Woodworking classes are announced occasionally, watch our homepage for schedules. If you have any question please call (864) 242-0311.
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The Woodworking Shop
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Michael McDunn Studio
Directions from Downtown Greenville, take North Main until it ends at Rutherford Road. The Studio is located at the intersection of North Main Street and Rutherford Road.
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