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Introduction To Woodworking

at Chicago School of Woodworking - Jefferson Park

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Jefferson Park, Northwest Side
5680 N. Northwest Highway
Btwn N Nagle W Bryn Mawr Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this woodworking class:

Introduction to Woodworking is a nine week course that serves as the preliminary class in our three course furniture making series. Here you will have an opportunity to learn about the characteristics of wood and the basic principals of woodworking through lectures, demonstrations, and most importantly, practical application.

Focusing primarily on the use of hand tools, you will learn how to use a saw, chisel, and hand planes. You’ll learn to sharpen chisels using grinders and water stones.
You will learn to make a variety of joints, including: lap joints, bridle joints, various mitered joints, and mortise and tenon joints.  These joints will be used in the construction of your projects, which will be a sanding block, a picture frame, and an exercise in through dovetails.

You’ll also learn to operate the hand-held router, and various hand-held power sanders while working on your projects.

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School: Chicago School of Woodworking

 

The Chicago School of Woodworking, LLC (“CSW”) was established in 2007 to train students in the art of furniture making. Since then, our program has expanded to include the arts of turning, scroll saw, marquetry, Chip Carving, and speaker making and cabinet making.

Our shop is located at 5680 N....

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