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June 2019

Metal Spinning with Lynne Hull June 17-21, 2019

June 17 - June 21

Key Points: *Tool making: tool rest and hand forming tools *Design work for spun forms *Pattern making *Sheet metal techniques *Cold joinery: rivet and tabs *Silver soldering/ brazing *Finishing techniques *Patina/coloring metals

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Craft a Set Neck for the Solid Body Electric Guitar with James Macdonald June 17-21, 2019

June 17 - June 21

Key Points: *Slot the neck blank and install an adjustable truss rod *Taper, bind, locate and attach the fretboard to the neck blank *Create a tenon joint in the neck blank *Bandsaw the neck profile, make profile templates *Hand-carve the neck using hand tools *Presentations on fretting and making a bone nut

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Veneering: A Course of Action for Furniture Making with Marc Adams June 17-22, 2019 (6 days)

June 17 - June 22

Key Points: *Learn to “read” veneer *Veneering on irregular surfaces *Learn to properly prepare the surface of the substrate *Vacuum systems for easy veneering *Veneering on curved surfaces with simple cauls *Easy ways to edge and cross band *How to flatten veneer with various home brewed formulations *Select and apply the proper glue *Learn pattern ... Read more

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Make an 18th Century Philadelphia Lowboy with James Journigan June 17-23, 2019 (7 days)

June 17 - June 23

Key Points: *Historic designs of Period Lowboys *Creating working drawings and patterns *Period techniques for case construction *Stock layout and preparation *Cutting cabriole legs *Shaping curved elements with hand tools *Carving a Philadelphia Ball and Claw foot *Adding carved embellishments to a Lowboy *Finishing choices

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Coloring Metal with Patinas with Lynne Hull June 22-23, 2019

June 22 - June 23

Key Points: *Learn how to texture and form simple metal forms *Create several different samples that can be taken home and used as a reference *Learn the different ways to patina metal creating surfaces that are defined by the process *Learn to use and store chemicals safely *Learn to mix your own chemicals for consistent ... Read more

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Create a Marquetry Headstock Design for the Stringed Instrument with James Macdonald June 22-23, 2019

June 22 - June 23

Key Points: *Learn the basics of the double bevel style of marquetry *Strengthen drawing and composition skills *Receive one-on-one guidance in creating a marquetry headstock design *Learn new ways to work with veneers *Get guidance with gluing marquetry design to headstock *Learn how to sand a marquetry design with no burn through

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Make a Hand Forged Kitchen Knife with Matthew Parkinson June 22-23, 2019

June 22 - June 23

Key Points: *Basic hammer control and forging techniques *Design and construction methods of kitchen knives *Grinding and polishing techniques for steel *Basic heat treating and metallurgy of steel *The science and geometry of kitchen knives *Hand sharpening techniques

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Getting Started in Intarsia the Wise Way with Kathy Wise June 22-23, 2019

June 22 - June 23

Key Points: *Setting up your pattern *Wood choice and color selections *Cutting tips and fixes *Sanding and shaping *Fixing mistakes *Using risers for depth *Using CA glue

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Joinery with Marc Adams June 24-28, 2019

June 24 - June 28

Key Points: *Understand wood as a material *Sharpening *The layout process *Joint selection *Correct cutting techniques for precise fitting joints *Adhesive selection *Five levels of repair

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Turning Bowls & Platters with Alan Stirt June 24-28, 2019

June 24 - June 28

Key Points: *Safety *Tool shaping, use and sharpening *Chucking techniques for bowls and platters *Turning green and dry wood *In depth bowl and platter turning techniques *Texturing, coloring and carving on turned platters and bowls

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