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Sat, May 11

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Highland Woodshop

Wooden Stool: An Exploration of Form and Design

Teachers: Nat Stein and Kat Edmonds

Wooden Stool: An Exploration of Form and Design
Wooden Stool: An Exploration of Form and Design

Time & Location

May 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – May 12, 2024, 4:00 PM

Highland Woodshop, 1936 NW McDougal Dr, Corvallis, OR 97330, USA

About the event

Saturday & Sunday, May 11th - 12th

9am - 4pm each day (14 hours)

Tuition: $310

Materials fee: $80

Students bring: all materials and safety equipment will be provided. Please wear close fitting clothes, close toed shoes and tie up long hair. You may bring your own eye and ear protection if you prefer.

A two day exploration of stool making, this class delves into the principles of attaching legs to a seat with wedged through tenons. This same technique can be applied to a variety of forms, such as chairs, benches, and stands of all shapes and sizes. A mix of hand and power tools will be used for this class, with a bit of comparison between the two.

The first day will focus on planning, stock preparation, and cutting and shaping the legs and seats. On the second day we will ream holes and shape tenons and glue up the stools.  Tools used: Tapered reamer and tenon cutter, draw knife, spoke shave, hand plane, drill press, table saw, bandsaw, router.

Registration is through Tarweed Folk School, you will be redirected to their webpage. 

*Scholarships are available through Tarweed Folk School, more info on the registration page. 

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