By Appointment Only
By Appointment Only$ 1,875.00
By Appointment Only$ 1,875.00
This class takes students through the complete process of creating a piece of furniture. Starting with rough lumber, we cover what to look for and how to select wood for your project. In the woodshop, students will gain advanced skills in project planning, the use of hand tools and machines, and how to cut joinery. We'll use nearly every machine in the shop! At completion, students will not only have built their very own table, but also have the skills and confidence to begin their own journey in furniture making.
Limited design variation is permitted due to time constraint.
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 may purchase a lumber package from us, available in select domestic hardwoods, or bring their own lumber to the second session of this class.Total instruction time is 18 hours and limited to two students. If there are two students, both must make tables of the same dimension and design in order to complete the project within the given amount of time.
Shortly after purchasing the class, you'll receive an email from us about scheduling.
This workshop requires that students first take Intro to Woodworking. This prerequisite class teaches the function and safe use of the jointer, planer, table saw, and bandsaw and also teaches the very important skill of milling rough lumber flat and square. In our experience, almost everyone benefits from taking Intro to Woodworking, but please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you think that you already have these skills and knowledge.
We also recommend that you take Intro to Joinery, although it is not required. This class builds on the basics of milling, introduces the concept of wood movement, teaches how to cut boards to specific dimensions accurately and precisely, and presents basic wood joinery.
Each private class will be paired with one of our talented and experienced instructors.
407 E Pico Blvd, 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Please arrive 15 minutes early.
Parking is available in nearby lots for $5-$10/day, cash only. We recommend the lots on Pico Blvd just East of Wall St, as many other lots can cost up to $20/day. Drive up the ramp and an attendant will direct you to a space. If you park on a lot that is NOT recommended by us, please be sure to check the hours with the parking attendants as some lots close as early as 3 pm. Nearby streets have metered parking (ranging from 2 hour to all day parking) and accept credit cards.
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. If you would like to gift this class, purchase Woodworking Bucks for the total cost of the class.
Refund and Transfer Policy
Private instruction can be refunded up to three months after purchase, minus a $50 registration fee, if it has not already been scheduled or completed. We require one week's advance notice to reschedule any previously scheduled hours, and we are only able to accommodate one change request. There are no refunds or rescheduling for private instruction hours that are scheduled and not attended. Please email email@example.com to schedule private instruction, request a change in scheduled hours, or request a refund.
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