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Fan Back Side Chair

$1,425.00

April 4th to 9th, 2022 | 9:00am to 5:00pm

Craft a gorgeous fan back side chair in this fun 6 day course focusing on windsor chair techniques, handtool usage and green woodworking.

  • Materials are included

See Details and Tool List Below

COVID-19 POICY

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Format

In-Person

Furniture Type

Chair

Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time Frame

Weekdays – Daytime

Name: Fan Back Chair
Instructor: Eric Cannizzaro
Skill Level: Upper Beginner to Advanced
Prerequisites: None

Format: 6 DAY in-person course

 

Class Description:

Craft a gorgeous fan back side chair in this fun 6 day course focusing on windsor chair techniques, handtool usage and green woodworking.

Starting with a log, students will build a traditional Windsor chair. Seats, spindles, and combs will be shaped by hand using a drawknife, spokeshave, reamer, adz, scorp and a scraper. Turnings will be provided for students to apply a spokeshaved finish.

You will walk away with an amazing experience, knowlege of windsor chair making and your very own fan back side chair. There won’t be time to paint the chairs in class, but finishes will be demonstrated and discussed.

 

Topics and skills covered will include:

  • Green woodworking
  • Turning
  • Steam bending
  • Kiln use and construction
  • Sharpening
  • Shaping by hand
  • Use of chair making tools and shavehorses
    • Drawknife, spokeshave, reamer, adz, scorp and scraper
  • Drill bits, and joinery

 

What you’ll need:

These tools are recommended. If you can bring your own set that is great. If not, the instructor and school will provide you with tools to use but you may have to share. As well, you can purchase many of these tools directly from the Austin School of Furniture.

  • Drawknife
  • Spokeshave
  • Scorp
  • Travisher
  • Scraper
  • Bevel gauge
  • Try square
  • Pencils and measuring tape

Sources for tools

See our Refund Policy here

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