The class provides instruction on woodworking techniques, including board selection, panel glue-up, planing, sanding and applying a finish. The class gets participants started, whether they want to create a beautiful and functional kitchen accent or a series for gifts. A variety of species, sources and widths will be available for selection. We’ll also provide a backstory of many of the available woods.
Material: Material fee is based on the dimensions of the table top being planned. We’ll be working with Northeast softwoods and participants can choose whether to utilise an original, skip-planed or re-surfaced boards. 6/4 x 12. Price: 15.00 per linear foot.
Instructor: William Ryder is a cabinet maker with a 30 year roster of custom built woodwork in Brooklyn. Alan Solomon is a partner at Sawkill Lumber and co-author of the upcoming Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide
Tools/Skills: Miter saw, biscuit joiner, palm sander, glue-up and clamping, Wood selection and arrangement, sanding and finishing.
Skill level: Beginner and advanced/beginner or those wanting to gain a feel for working with reclaimed woods.