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Intro to Wood Furniture Making: Coffee Table

  • 29 Jan 2020
  • 5 Mar 2020
  • 9 sessions
  • 29 Jan 2020, 6:00 PM 7:00 PM (EST)
  • 30 Jan 2020, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EST)
  • 5 Feb 2020, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EST)
  • 6 Feb 2020, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EST)
  • 12 Feb 2020, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EST)
  • 13 Feb 2020, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EST)
  • 19 Feb 2020, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EST)
  • 20 Feb 2020, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EST)
  • 5 Mar 2020, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EST)
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  • Members save 10% on all classes. Our Basic Level Membership starts at $25/year, which means you should become a member to sign up for this class otherwise you're leaving money on the table!
  • (For this class you will save money if you become a basic member ($25/year, 10% discount on all classes)

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This multi-week, evening class introduces students to the woodshop and fundamentals of wood furniture making. Students will begin with rough lumber and build a small coffee table or side table, start to finish. We will explore wood as a material and learn about how its grain and cellular structure impacts your designs from technical and aesthetic viewpoints. The class includes significant training on our machines, with a focus on best practices and how the tools work for you.

This class meets Wednesday & Thursday nights. Additionally, students are strongly encouraged to come to our open shop hours to work on their projects. The cost of tuition includes access to our open shop hours, which are Tuesdays 2-8pm and Sundays 12-6pm.

Class Schedule:

Wed Jan 29th 2020: 6-7pm – One-hour intro
Thurs Jan 30th 2020: 6-9pm

Wed Feb 5 2020: 6-9pm
Thurs Feb 6 2020: 6-9pm

Wed Feb 12 2020: 6-9pm
Thurs Feb 13 2020: 6-9pm

Wed Feb 19 2020: 6-9pm
Thurs Feb 20 2020: 6-9pm

Thurs Mar 5 2020: 6-9pm - Student Showcase, all friends and family welcome!

Tuition: $380 (non members), $342 (members)

This includes: materials (wood, glue, finish, hardware), 22 hours of instruction, and 8 days of additional open shop access

No prerequisites

Six students maximum.

Instructor: Sarah Marriage

WOO is a non-profit safe space for training underrepresented genders in our field. As such, enrollment is limited to women and gender non-conforming folks over the age of 18.

Open Shop Hours: Suspended Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic
Tuesdays 2-8pm
Sundays 12-6pm


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