NCFS Special Project Class: The Schoolbox

$650.00

April 27 – 29, 2022

NCFS Special Project Class: The Schoolbox with special Guest Instructor, Jim McConnell

This intermediate project will test students’ skills from stock preparation to hand-cut dovetails. Students will begin with rough stock and learn the basics of furniture assembly as they bring this classic project to life. Students will also learn to let-in hinges, and to make and fit moulding by hand.

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April 27 – 29, 2022

Schoolbox

Build the schoolbox from the 1839 woodworking text “The Joiner and Cabinet Maker” (Currently published by Lost Art Press). This intermediate project will test students’ skills from stock preparation to hand-cut dovetails. Students will begin with rough stock and learn the basics of furniture assembly as they bring this classic project to life. Students will also learn to let-in hinges, and to make and fit moulding by hand.

Required tools: A dovetail saw, coping saw, ½” chisel, ¼” chisel mallet, marking gauge, marking knife (or pencil), dividers, handsaws (rip and crosscut), 12” combination square, jack plane (Stanley no. 5 or similar), hammer. Suggested tools: Trying plane (Stanley no.7 or similar) and smoothing plane (Stanley no. 3 or 4 or similar)

Event Details

Start date: April 27, 2022

End date: April 29, 2022

Start time: 09:00 a.m. EST

End time: 05:00 p.m. EST

Venue: the North Carolina Furniture School

Directions: 3749 W. Wilson St. Farmville, NC 27828

Phone: 2529168226

Email: info@ncfurnitureschool.com