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November 2017

Benchwork Week w/ Roy Underhill & Bill Anderson

November 10 - November 14
The Woodwright’s School, 89 A Hillsboro St
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Your five-day workshop of traditional hand tool joinery and cabinetry is a concentrated introduction to classic bench work. Roy Underhill, former master craftsman at Colonial Williamsburg, conducts the full course along with author, teacher and artisan par exellence Bill Anderson. You’ll have proper vintage tools to work with, including both wooden and metal planes as we begin with rough-sawn seasoned timber and conclude with the ready to finish cabinetry. The historical processes that you’ll learn in these five days at the Woodwright’s…

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Hand Saw Sharpening

November 19
The Woodwright’s School, 89 A Hillsboro St
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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You will learn to sharpen a rip panel saw (5-7 tpi) and a crosscut panel saw (7-10 tpi).  We'll study saw anatomy, restoring antique saws, and discuss merits of various sawsets, saw vises and saw tooth geometry.  Finally, we'll work on rip and crosscut sawing techniques both with panel saws and with backsaws. Bring your own saws or pick up a pair at the Ed Lebetkin's Tool Store upstairs. Students will need to bring their own saw files (advice will…

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December 2017

Dovetailed Memento Box w/ Bill Anderson

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Woodwright’s School, 89 A Hillsboro St
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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This workshop is geared for the complete beginning dovetailer – a great opportunity to help out Santa and his elves with a handmade present for someone special! You will learn two types of dovetails to complete this project, which is 6” by 8” and 3” deep with a beveled. sliding top. We will use a variety of hardwoods including cherry, maple, mahogany, black walnut, Peruvian walnut, lacewood or whatever else is available. Late in the day we'll line the inside…

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Dovetailed Memento Box w/ Bill Anderson

December 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Woodwright’s School, 89 A Hillsboro St
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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This workshop is geared for the complete beginning dovetailer – a great opportunity to help out Santa and his elves with a handmade present for someone special! You will learn two types of dovetails to complete this project, which is 6” by 8” and 3” deep with a beveled. sliding top. We will use a variety of hardwoods including cherry, maple, mahogany, black walnut, Peruvian walnut, lacewood or whatever else is available. Late in the day we'll line the inside…

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