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Mid-Century Modern Cabinet


September 12th to 18th, 2022 | 9:00am to 5:00pm

The Morley Mid-Century Modern Wall Cabinet is an amazing class for woodworkers of all skill levels and is jam packed full of tips, tricks and techniques from a great furniture maker and instructor.

  • Materials are included

See Details and Tool List Below


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Furniture Type


Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time Frame

Weekdays – Daytime, Weekend

Name: Mid-Century Modern Cabinet
Instructor: Philip Morley
Skill Level: Upper Beginner to Advanced
Prerequisites: None

Format: Week long in-person course


September 12th to 18th, 2022


Class Description:

Learn to build this elegant Mid-Century Modern inspired wall cabinet designed by Philip Morley. This piece was influenced by the works of James Krenov with a Scandinavian flair. The wall cabinet includes many subtle details that are intriguing to look at and even more fun to make. Traditional and modern joinery techniques will be used during this class so that each student leaves the course with a beautifully designed and thoughtfully constructed cabinet. Many of the tips and techniques taught as part of this class will help students take their own projects to the next level.



Topics and skills covered will include:

  • Tool safety
  • Accurate layout
  • Machine and Hand Tool Usage
  • Basic Design
  • The “Rip & Flip” Technique
  • Dowel Joinery (The Correct Way)
  • Frame & Panel Doors
  • Accurate Marking, Measuring, & Layout
  • Bridle Joints
  • Shop-Sawn Veneer
  • Edge Profiling
  • Hardware Installation


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.



  • PPE
  • Measuring Tape
  • Combination Square
  • Steel Ruler
  • Digital or Analog Calipers
  • Marking Knife
  • Set of Bench Chisels

Recommended (If you don’t bring your own you will have to share the school’s limited quantity)

  • Flat Bottom Spokeshave
  • #4 Smoothing Plane
  • 1⁄2” or 3⁄4” Shoulder Plane


Austin School of Furniture has the right to cancel this class at anytime if the minimum amount of students is not reached.

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