This class is for students who have completed Intro to Furniture Making and would like to continue to advance their skills. This class will respond to student projects and will teach tools and techniques that are specific to the projects proposed by the students. Students will have more time to work on more advanced projects. Each student will design and build their own unique object. Instructors will be on hand to consult and advise throughout project development and production.
Students should email the instructor with ideas and sketches for a few different projects in advance of the start of the class. The first class will have students milling lumber, so come prepared to work with your wood.
In addition to the weekday classroom time, there will be one day dedicated to milling.
Class schedule for the next class, beginning January 2018
- Class: Tuesdays, January 9 to March 13, 6:30pm-9:30pm
- Milling Day: Saturday, January 13, 9:00am-4:00pm
Students should bring a pencil and notebook to every class. We will provide everything except for the wood that you will need for your project. The cost of project materials varies greatly based on the board footage and species of wood that you choose. Students should expect to spend a couple hundred dollars on materials.
Class is limited to ten students.
This workshop requires experience and comfort using the jointer, planer, table saw, and bandsaw as well as basic knowledge of furniture design and construction. If you need to learn these skills or could use a refresher, you should first take Intro to Woodworking and Intro to Furniture Making.
407 E Pico Blvd, 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Please arrive 15 minutes early. We will have coffee waiting for you to jump start the evening.
Parking is available in nearby lots for $5-$7/day, cash only. We recommend the lots on Pico Blvd just East of Wall St. Drive up the ramp and an attendant will direct you to a space. Myrtle Ave has 10-hour, metered parking for $4/day and the meters accept credit cards. Street parking is free in most street spaces after 6pm and on Sundays, just be sure to check the signs.
What to Wear
Please wear comfortable clothing and close-toed shoes. Boots or sneakers are fine and long pants are preferable. Do not wear loose or baggy clothing and please tie back long hair. No dangly jewelry. Please note, this is a woodshop with no AC. You can expect to get sweaty and dusty. Woodworking is hard work!
Gift certificates are available in electronic form. If you would like to gift a class, please include the name of the recipient in the purchase notes and we'll email you a gift certificate.
Refund and Transfer Policy
All workshops can be refunded, minus a $50 registration fee, up to one month in advance of the class. Students can transfer to a future class with at least two weeks advance notice. No portion of the course fee will be refunded or transferred less than two weeks before the class start date. To cancel or transfer your spot, please email email@example.com.
There are no refunds, transfers, make-ups, or deferments for missed classes in multi-day workshops.
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