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November 2017

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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