Classes at Marc Adams School of Woodworking

Cool Stools: in the Greene & Greene Style With Tim Celeski

Dates: 6/3/2013 - 6/7/2013
Tool List: Click here for tool list

Cost: $725
Materials: $45
Deposit: $300

Masters Fellowship

Maybe you've built chairs, tables and even a bench. Now what do you do? Its time to build great barstools for your home. And, because they are so often out in the open, its also a great way to show off your craftsmanship. Most homes have counters, a kitchen desk, a breakfast area near the dining room, a big family counter in a great room, or maybe even a full height bar. If you have any of the above and want to seat guests comfortably and elegantly on a great barstool, then this class is for you. Tim has a Greene-and-Greene-influenced backless bar stool in his line of furniture called the Medina Barstool that perfectly fits the bill. Its strong enough for outdoor use in the right wood yet elegant enough to show off indoors in other woods. And, it has lots of great details like cloud lifts and pillowed ebony plugs. With 40 joint parts, angled joinery, a very comfortable seat and a new style of footrest, theres plenty of new challenges for an intermediate to advanced woodworker. In this class students will build two barstools, one to complete in class and one to take home to use as pattern so you can build all you'll need at home. The stool comes in three versions: 24, 27 and 30 heights to fit any counter or bar you may have. Tim will focus on two things: first and foremost, of course, is woodworking - improving your skills by creating robust joinery, especially beefed up mortise-and-tenon joints and second is getting the details right in final construction.

Key Points:

*Learn what it takes to build very strong bar stools
*Heavy joinery, much of it at angles
*Develop the skills and inspiration for you to go home and build even more
*To learn and apply production techniques
*learn how to construct a piece of furniture with a large number of parts
*Learn how a belt and suspenders approach to joinery makes for very strong bar stools
*Work with pattern shaping and CNC jigs for accurate, consistent work.

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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