This class is for students who have completed Intro to Furniture Making and who would like to continue to improve their joinery skills. Through lectures, demos, and hands-on instruction, students will learn intermediate joinery to include the mortise and tenon, box joint, and half-lap. Students will have more class time to work on projects. Each student will design and build their own piece with input and guidance from an experienced instructor.
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. Total class time is 40 hours.
Class schedule for class beginning July 2019
- Class: Thursdays, July 11 to September 26, 6:30pm-9:30pm
- Milling Day: Saturday, July 13, 9:00am-1:00pm or 1:00pm-5:00pm
Students should bring a pencil and notebook to every class. We will provide everything except for the wood, hardware, and finish 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 at least 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 milling and beginning joinery. 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.
Street parking is free in most street spaces after 6pm and on Sundays, just be sure to check the signs. For evening classes, do not park in the garages or you risk being locked in or towed.
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.
Allied Woodshop reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient registration.
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