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August 2019

Post & Beam Construction with Patrick Moore August 26-30, 2019

August 26 - August 30

Key Points: *Learn proper timber frame terminology and joinery *How timber frames work structurally *Tools and equipment necessary *Hands-on practice building and raising a timber frame *Structural and aesthetic considerations for design *A brief historical overview of timber frame through the millennia

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The Narrow Gate Exchange: Combining Compassion with Craftsmanship August 26-30, 2019

August 26 - August 30

Key Points: *Milling and dimensioning raw material *Joinery in a production environment *Product design and construction *Hand tool techniques and maintenance *Power tool techniques and maintenance *Production finishing *Help launch a sustainable furniture program abroad

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September 2019

Basic Woodworking with Marc Adams September 3-7, 2019 (Tues-Sat)

September 3 - September 7

Key Points: *Learning safe ways to use power tools *Selecting joinery, including how to cut dovetails *Working with veneer *Developing hand skills *Learning sharpening techniques *Learning how to sculpt wood to flow *Sanding and finishing techniques

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Carving with a Classical Flair with Alexander Grabovetskiy September 3-7, 2019 (Tues-Sat)

September 3 - September 7

Key Points: *Classical design development for carving--the ancient art of design *How to think in 3D before you carve--the art of composition *How to properly use wood carving tools for safety and efficiency *How to work with wood grain issues *How to carve a classical design applicable to any type of woodcarving (furniture, ornamental, architectural) ... Read more

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Segmented Turning with Malcolm Tibbetts September 3-7, 2019 (Tues-Sat)

September 3 - September 7

Key Points: *Design a segmented vessel *Methods to cut segments *A variety of glue clamping techniques *Ring stacking techniques *"Feature-ring" building techniques *Create more complex assemblies, such as ribbons and tubes *Techniques to speed the construction process

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Automata: Storytelling Through Animated Wood with John Morgan September 3-7, 2019 (Tues-Sat)

September 3 - September 7

Key Points: *Concept origins *Design process- from concept to finished sculpture *Converting single input to multiple output *Pin gear jig design and construction *Troubleshooting mechanical issues *Safety measures for making small parts *Scroll saw cutting *Fitting and assembling *Finishing wood and painting

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Mastering Veneer: The Great Woodworking Cover-up with Marc Adams September 9-13, 2019

September 9 - September 13

Key Points: *Determining when and where to use veneer *Book matching and slip matching veneers *Multiple matches including: radial, four-way, eight-way, twelve-way *Inlay with knives *Borders and edges *Glues, substrates and pressing *Incorporating lasers *Finishing

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Trim Features: Wainscott, Panel Jambs, Crown Details & Curved Moldings with Gary Striegler September 9-13, 2019

September 9 - September 13

Key Points: *How to build panel jambs, install and trim a cased opening *How to get nearly perfect joints in casing *How to make tapered cuts for window openings on jamb extensions *Tips on how to layout wainscot panels *Learn how to cut wainscot around outlet boxes *Master crown molding *Ways to check the accuracy ... Read more

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Cabinetmaker’s Stick Chair with Christopher Schwarz September 9-13, 2019

September 9 - September 13

Key Points: *Fully understand compound angles without the benefit of trigonometry (or numbers) *Drill holes at any angle and nail it every time *Shape compound and complex curves with a bandsaw and rasp *Use tapered mortise and tenon joints – and wedges – to create joints that get tighter through time *Quickly carve a comfortable ... Read more

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The Art of Violin Making Part I: Carving the Scroll – Art & Geometry with David Finck September 9-13, 2019

September 9 - September 13

Key Points: *Topics in scroll design *Developing and making templates and other layout approaches *Tuning and use of tools *Roughing the scroll *Carving the scroll and pegbox *Chamfers *Drilling and reaming peg holes *Shaving and fitting pegs *Neck shaft and fingerboard and nut: essential understanding

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