Make a Finger Joint Box Two Ways – With Table Saw & Router Table
Joe Carmola and Dave Mobley
Experience Level for this Class:
Intermediate level – some prior experience with woodworking machine tools is expected.
Students will build two similar lidded finger joint boxes they can take home – one primarily using the table saw and one primarily using the router table.
- Learn and review safe operation of the table saw and router table
- Learn box joinery techniques
- Gain hands-on experience with joinery methods on both the table saw and router table
- Execute the necessary sequence of steps to build two lidded boxes
[THIS CLASS QUALIFIES FOR A FISKE FUND GRANT of up to 50% reimbursement. You must apply on the NWA web site www.woodworker.org PRIOR to the CLASS.]
Class will consist of two sessions:
Saturday, March 7 and
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Class Time: 12:30 to 4:30 PM each date
(Note: class time does not include a lunch break.)
Herman Finkbeiner Educational Center
97 Railroad Ave, Albany, NY 12205
off Fuller Road.
There is ample parking directly in front of the building.
The handicap parking places near the shop door are always available to those who have the proper handicap signs/plates.
Cost of Course:
Materials and Supplies Needed:
Will be provided
There are 8 seats available in this course.
To register, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Saturday November 23, 2019
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Introduction to Woodworking
Experience Level for this Class: No woodworking skills required
Description: A five session Class.
How to properly handle and stack green lumber for drying and future use, and why.
Learn to identify flatsawn, riftsawn and quartersawn lumber and properties of each.
Learn to use basic shop equipment to safely prepare lumber for making a tool tote.
Project: Tool tote.
Identifying the parts of a bandsaw.
Setting it up including how to install and adjust the blade. Proper safe operation of a bandsaw.
Project: A bandsaw box.
Hand tools: Why use them; How to use; How to maintain.
Project: A bench hook.
Basic wood turning: Introduction of tools and safe use.
Project:Turning a candle stick.
Scroll Saw Basics: Identification of the parts of the scroll saw, cutting basic patterns and understanding the types of projects that are unique to the scroll saw.
Project: Cat; Fish; Butterfly.
Carving Basics: Safety issues of using a knife; wood grain and its effects on carving; demo of preparing the carving blank.
Project: Carving a comfort bird.
These class will give you a strong foundation you can take to the next level.
This class will run 5 Consecutive weeks, meeting once a week on the following Saturdays.
September 21 & 28, October 5, 12, & 19, 2019
Class Time is:
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost of Course:
$180.00 NWA Member
Materials and Supplies Needed: Will be provided.
There are only 8 seats available in this course.
Friday November 22, 2019 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM