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June 2017

Benchwork Week w/ Roy Underhill & Bill Anderson

June 30 - July 4
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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July 2017

Edge Tool Sharpening w/ Bill Anderson

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
The Woodwright’s School, 89 A Hillsboro St
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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This single day will change your woodworking life! You'll learn proven sharpening techniques as well as exploring the micro-world of the cutting edge. This is a great day of hands on experience with a range of sharpening media (waterstones, oil stones, sandpaper, etc) and techniques to sharpen planes blades, chisels, spokeshaves, curved bladed tools and other handtools.  Bring your own tools or special problem tool to be sharpened. It's all about the edge!

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Hand Plane Skills w/ Bill Anderson

July 30
The Woodwright’s School, 89 A Hillsboro St
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Crank up your bench planes skills! We'll cover the restoration, sharpening, and tune up of hand planes. You'll get hands-on experience with both wooden and metal-bodied scrub, block, smooth, jack, try, fore and jointer planes. You'll see how to use the series of bench planes to surface and dimension stock and prepare stock for glue-ups. We'll also look at how to plane different forms of face frames, plane figured and difficult grain, as well as end grain on squared and mitered…

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