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Course

Introduction to Furniture Making - Part One: Frame Construction

Make your own hardwood side table with hand-cut joinery to take home and cherish.

22 Aug - 26 Aug 2022

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Organised by:
Isabelle Moore www.isabellemooredesign.com/courses/introduction-to-furniture-making-part-one-frame-construction
Tickets:
Adult £560 Learn more
Location:
Unit 5 Albion Business Centre
78
Albion Road
Edinburgh
EH7 5QZ
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In addition to the step-by-step guidance, you will receive to fabricate the table, you will be guided to learn:

  • How to source and select quality tools for your toolbox,
  • Sharpening and the maintenance of hand planes, paring chisels, and cutting edges,
  • The considerations of grain direction and aesthetics in selecting components from stock,
  • The process of accurately marking out joinery,
  • Cutting and fitting both stopped and through mortice & tenons,
  • Edge joining boards,
  • Sanding, detailing and pre-finishing prior to gluing up,
  • Gluing up and clamping techniques,
  • Clean up and final assembly,

This course offers the hand tool skills needed to build confidence and understanding to work with timber, with a small class size for individual attention and sharing amongst the group. It covers the foundational knowledge and precision approach that underpins the craft of furniture-making, skills that can be applied to your future workshop projects.

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