What are theses sessions all about?

Over the course of 4 afternoons, Jan will take you through the essential steps of furniture making, from design to final assembly.

"The Stool" is a complete, and compact, furniture making course that will arm participants with an array of powerful techniques scalable to many kinds of furniture builds and designs. 

The four sessions take place on:

  • 10/03/19

  • 17/03/19

  • 24/03/19

  • 07/04/19

A quick overview of tools and techniques used:

Session 1

  • OSB, MDF, particle board, triplex, multiplex and massive wood (hardwood and softwood)

  • Expansion and shrinking of wood and the consequences on furniture design

  • From trunk to furniture in 10 steps

Session 2

  • The mitre saw

  • The table saw

  • Avoidance of tear-out

  • Jointer and thickness planer

  • Glue-up to make boards

Session 3

  • The use of sanding paper and the orbital sander

  • The use of chisels and sharpening

  • Mortise and tenon connections

Session 4

  • Using the band saw

  • Using the router

  • Using the belt sander

Cost

€250: this covers material and instructor cost for 4 sessions of 4 hours.

This amount is to be wired to our bank account after subscription via the form below.

Our IBAN account number is BE47 8939 4403 4680.

Instructor for this session

Jan Huygh. His bio can be found at the end of this page.

Prior knowledge required?

Experience is not necessary, but we recommend completing our courses on the woodworking machinery beforehand. All material is provided.

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Subscription

Please fill in the form of the first session.