Hand Cut Joinery - Matthew Dwight
Suitable for beginners with no experience up to intermediate students. Children 14+ are welcome to participate in this course.
In this two-day class, you will learn how to accurately mark out and cut woodworking joints by hand using a basic set of tools.
The course will cover the design, layout and cutting of a range of fundamental woodworking joints.
The focus will be on developing the marking out, hand sawing and chisel techniques necessary to successfully cut joints by hand.
A range of suitable timbers will be available so you can also experience how different timbers work.
Throughout the day we will also discuss tool selection and preparation, joint design and selection, and the use of jigs and aids.
Whether you choose to continue down the Hand Tool Woodworking path or to work with Power Tools and Machines a sound foundation in the joint selection, design and making are essential. The knowledge and experience gained from completing this course will allow you to choose, mark out and cut the correct joints for your future furniture making projects.
We will provide all materials and tools however we encourage students to bring their own tools, in particular, the following:
- Hand Plane#4,#4 1/2, #5, or 5 1/2
- Block Plane
- Paring Chisels
- 150mm or 300mm Rule
- Engineers Square
- Tape measure
- Marking/Mortice Gauge
- Sliding Bevel
- Marking Knife
- Fine Hand Saw
PPE will be supplied however students wishing to bring their own should come with a face mask, safety glasses or goggles and earmuffs or earplugs. Closed shoes are a mandatory requirement for all students.
Time : 9 am - 4 pm (Lunch included)
Location : 6/8 Wilmette Place, Mona Vale NSW 2103
Cost : $420.00