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Intro to Wood Furniture Making: Coffee Table (Weekday Evenings)

  • 20 Oct 2021
  • 6:00 PM
  • 17 Nov 2021
  • 9:00 PM
  • A Workshop of Our Own, 1780 Union Ave, Baltimore MD 21211
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Base fee:
  • Members save 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, 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.  This is a small class size of four students total, allowing for in-depth instructor attention.

Students will explore wood as a material and learn about how its grain and cellular structure impacts their 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 Tuesday & Wednesday nights. 

Class Schedule:

Wed Oct 20: 6-9pm

Tues Oct 26: 6-9pm
Wed Oct 27: 6-9pm

Tues Nov 02: 6-9pm
Wed Nov 03: 6-9pm

Tues Nov 09: 6-9pm

Wed Nov 10: 6-9pm

Tues Nov 16: 6-9pm
Wed
Nov 17: 6-9pm

Tuition: $640 (non members), $575 (members)

Tuition includes 27 hours of instruction, project storage for the duration of the class, photos of your finished pieces, and the cost of materials (wood, glue, finish, hardware.)

No prerequisites

Four (4) students maximum.

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


Sarah Marriage, WOO's founder, is a maker of fine furniture and other wooden objects. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Sarah studied architecture at Princeton University and fine woodworking at The College of the Redwoods (now The Krenov School). She has taught at The Krenov School, Penland School of Craft, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Sarah's work has shown at galleries and trade shows across the US, including Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, ICFF in New York, and Pritam & Eames Gallery in East Hampton, NY.


You can see more images of her work at her website sarahmarriage.com or on instagram @sarah_marriage



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

1780 UNION AVE BALTIMORE MD 21211

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