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PJT564: Build a Bookcase

Learning how to build a simple bookcase is a terrific exercise in basic woodworking!

In this 2-part workshop, students will make their own stand-alone bookcase and learn advanced joinery techniques from instructor Raymond Fiddler.

After this workshop, you will have a full-sized bookcase to take home, which you may paint, stain, or leave to weather naturally. Your instructor will give you ideas on customizing the bookcase by making use of other areas of the shop, such as embellishments from other shop tools!

Participants are encouraged to come to this class with ideas of the design, as well as any measurements they may need to custom make this furniture for their house.

Prerequisite Courses: Woodshop SBU and the Joiner, Planer, and Table Router SBU

Notes:
  • Students must bring in ideas and measurements for the project that will fit in their lives. You are encouraged to bring drawings, pictures, etc.

  • Due to time constraints, all projects will be put together using the Kregs K4I Pocket Hole Jig. Dovetails and mortise and tenon joints are taught in the Advanced Joinery class at TechShop Mid-Peninsula.

  • Participants who bring in their own materials for creating their bookshelf will be credited the material fee back into their account.
Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Build a Bookcase Saturday, 7/22/17 3:30 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $100.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $125.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Build a Bookcase Saturday, 8/26/17 3:30 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $100.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $125.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Build a Bookcase Saturday, 9/23/17 3:30 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $100.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $125.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Build a Bookcase Saturday, 10/28/17 3:30 PM 4.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $100.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $125.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
PJT234: Cabinet Making

Learn how to design and construct wood cabinets and cabinet-style furniture.

In this 2-part introductory class, you will learn the basics of cabinet design and construction with an emphasis on today's techniques. You will learn about the parts of a cabinet, how and what woodshop tools to use to create the parts, and techniques to assemble a cabinet. Design and planning techniques will be discussed so you can prepare a design and plan for your first project. You should come to class with an idea of what you would like to build for your project.

After this workshop, you will have a mini cabinet to take home, which you may paint, stain, or leave to weather naturally. Your instructor will give you ideas on customizing the bench with other areas of the shop, such as embellishments from other shops tools!

Prerequisite Courses: Woodshop SBU and the Joiner, Planer, and Table Router SBU

Notes:
  • Students must bring in ideas and measurements for the project that will fit in their lives. You are encouraged to bring drawings, pictures, etc.

  • Due to time constraints, all projects will be put together using the Kregs K4I Pocket Hole Jig. Dovetails and mortise and tenon joints are taught in the Advanced Joinery class at TechShop Mid-Peninsula.

  • Participants who bring in their own materials for creating their cabinet will be credited the material fee back into their account.
Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Cabinet Making Saturday, 7/15/17 3:30 PM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $150.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $175.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Cabinet Making Saturday, 8/19/17 3:30 PM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $150.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $175.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Cabinet Making Saturday, 9/16/17 3:30 PM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $150.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $175.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Cabinet Making Saturday, 10/21/17 3:30 PM 6.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $150.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $175.00 plus $50.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
PJT354: Build a Garden Bench

Increase your woodworking skills and build a beautiful project for your home. This 2-part workshop is just in time for being outside in warmer weather!

The instructor will show you woodworking techniques that you can apply not only to this functional bench but also to future projects and that will help you streamline your woodworking procedures. This workshop is designed to help you budget your time for large projects as well as increase your confidence using the tools in the woodshop.

After this workshop, you will have a full size bench to take home, which you may paint, stain, or leave to weather naturally. Your instructor will provide ideas on customizing the bench by making use of other areas of the shop, such as embellishments from other shop tools!

Prerequisite Courses: Woodshop SBU and the Joiner, Planer, and Table Router SBU

Notes:
  • Students must bring in ideas and measurements for the project that will fit in their lives. You are encouraged to bring drawings, pictures, etc.

  • Due to time constraints, all projects will be put together using the Kregs K4I Pocket Hole Jig. Dovetails and mortise and tenon joints are taught in the Advanced Joinery class at TechShop Mid-Peninsula.

  • Participants who bring in their own materials for creating their bench will be credited the material fee back into their account.
Participants will automatically be registered for the two classes in the series they register for.

4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Build a Garden Bench Saturday, 7/1/17 3:30 PM 8.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $200.00 plus $70.00 Materials Fee
    Build a Garden Bench Saturday, 8/5/17 4:30 PM 8.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $200.00 plus $70.00 Materials Fee
    Build a Garden Bench Saturday, 9/2/17 3:30 PM 8.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $200.00 plus $70.00 Materials Fee
    Build a Garden Bench Saturday, 10/7/17 3:30 PM 8.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $200.00 plus $70.00 Materials Fee