Classes at Marc Adams School of Woodworking

Making a Pair of Serpentine Sofa Tables with Jeff Headley & Steve Hamilton

Dates: 10/20/2014 - 10/24/2014
Tool List: Click here for tool list

Cost: $750
Materials: $25
Deposit: $300

Masters Fellowship

Come join Jeff and Steve and build a pair of Federal two drawer sofa or bedside tables. These tables have many Federal features and will fit anywhere in your home. Students will learn how to cut straight tapered legs, make and set in fine line stringing and banding around the skirt and cuffs. Students will shape and veneer the serpentine drawer fronts, add stringing around the drawer front and top edge, assemble then install fans inlaid in the corners of tops. Along with general period construction of the day, hand cut dovetails, mortise and tenon construction will all be demonstrated. This is an all around simple yet elegant pair of tables with many period construction techniques to add to your abilities. Plus your spouse will love them.

Key Points:

Build a Pair of Federal tables
Learn dovetail and mortise and tenon construction
Shape and veneer a serpentine surface
Assemble and set fans in corners of the top
Learn the in's and out's of Federal features
Work with a mix of modern machines and hand tools

NOTE - A cut list will be sent to registrants with a cut list. You will need to Bring Your Own Wood for this project.

There is a $45 annual registration fee that will be added to your the total amount of the class if this is the first class you are registering for this season.

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