Class Descriptions and Pricing

Andrew has developed a series of classes to grow your skills as a woodworker. He makes it a priority to keep the curriculum fresh, so check in often for new listings.

Hand-cut Dovetails

Hand-cut dovetails are the mark of an accomplished artisan. These classes help you cut dovetails with confidence.

 

Title                                                                                                 Tuition              Materials Fee

 

How to Cut Through Dovetails by Hand.................................. $85...........................$10

How to Cut Half-Blind Dovetails by Hand .............................. $85 .........................$10

Advanced Dovetails: Mitered Dovetails .................................... $85 ........................ $10

Learn to use the Router

The router is the most versatile power tool. These classes develop a method to use the tool safely and effectively.

Title                                                                                                 Tuition              Materials Fee

 

Router 101 ........................................................................................... $85............................$10

Router Table Use and Techniques ............................................. $85 ..........................$10

Advanced Router Techniques ..................................................... $85 ......................... $10

Learn to Make and Use Jigs and Fixtures

Many complex cuts can be made with speed and safety by employing specialized fixtures. Andrew has designed these classes so you will walk out with the most important fixtures to calibrate for use in your shop.

Title                                                                                                 Tuition              Materials Fee

 

Essential Jigs and Fixtures ............................................................ $85..........................$80

More Jigs and Fixtures ................................................................... $85 .........................$40

 

Get Ready for Projects

Some projects will introduce specialized skills. These classes are meant to introduce an artisan to these skills so the may have greater success in project classes.

Title                                                                                                 Tuition              Materials Fee

 

Essentials of Drawer Construction ............................................. $85...........................$10

Essential Joinery: The Rule Joint ............................................... $85 ...........................$18

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Learn to Carve

The addition of hand carvings to your project is a sign that you have arrived as an artisan.  Learn the skills that make carving approachable and rewarding.

Title                                                                                                 Tuition              Materials Fee

 

Carve a Decorative Fan .................................................................. $85...........................$15

Carve the Egg and Dart Motif ...................................................... $85 ..........................$25

 

Shaker Inspired Projects

The Shaker communities were one of America's most rich social and aesthetic experiments. These projects are meant to introduce artisans to their unique vision of design.

Title                                                                                                 Tuition              Materials Fee

 

Build a Shaker Stand with One Drawer.................................. $420..........................$80

Build a Shaker Trestle Side Table ............................................. $420 .........................$100

Build a Shaker Dovetailed Lap Desk ....................................... $210 ......................... $75

Build a Shaker Drop-Leaf Harvest Table ............................... $420 .........................$150

Build a Shaker Dovetailed Step-stool ..................................... $210 ..........................$35

Make a Shaker Sugar Scoop ...................................................... $85 .............................$25

Tool Storage Projects

Make your shop more organized and productive and hone your skills at the same time. 

Title                                                                                                 Tuition              Materials Fee

Build a Craftsman Tool Tote........................................................ $210...........................$80

Build a Wall-hung Clamp Rack .................................................. $85 ............................$25

Build a Dovetailed Hand Plane Rack ........................................ $210 ......................... $90

Hand-cut Dovetail Projects

When you are ready to build your dovetailing skills further, Andrew has designed these projects to get you there.

Title                                                                                                 Tuition              Materials Fee

 

Build a Traveler's Dovetailed Barrel Chest.................................. $210...........................$150

Make Your Own Dovetailing Tools: a Wooden Mallet

and  a Marking Gauge ........................................ .............................. $110 ..........................$40

 

Outdoor Projects

Don't limit your projects to the indoors. Let's make some outdoor projects so more people can admire your skills as an artisan.

Title                                                                                                 Tuition              Materials Fee

 

Build a Classic Garden Bench ........................................................ $210...........................$100