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Morley Bar Cart


May 13th to 19th, 2024 | 9:00am to 5:00pm

Push your beverages around in style! Learn to make this beautiful bar cart designed by renowned furniture maker and instructor Philip Morley at Austin School of Furniture in this fun week long woodworking course.

  • Material (Cherry) is included
  • Lunch is included

See Details and Tool List Below


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Furniture Type


Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time Frame

Weekdays – Daytime

Name: Morley Bar Cart
Instructor: Philip Morley
Skill Level: Upper Beginner to Advanced
Prerequisites: None

Format: Week long in-person course

Material: Cherry 


7 Days – May 13th to 19th, 2024


Class Description:

Philip Morley will be leading a week long class building a gorgeous drink cart that can be used for transporting all kinds of beverages. Not only is this cart beautiful but it is designed to be a useful addition to any home.

This week long class will walk through the building of this bar cart step by step. Phil will cover lumber, materials choices and will discuss the usage of lumber core and plywood in custom pieces of furniture. The course will walk students through topics with lectures, demonstrations and hands-on application of joinery techniques, design, lumber selection, use of hardware, and door construction.

Students will not only learn loads of amazing woodworking techniques but will walk away with their very on Morley Bar Cart.


Topics and skills covered will include:

  • Safety
  • Tool and jig usage
  • Mortise and tenon joinery
  • Lumber-core vs Plywood
  • Use of hardware and hinges
  • Door construction
  • Sliding Doors
  • Edge profiling
  • Brass accents
  • Veneering
  • Case construction


What you’ll need:


  • Coping saw
  • Handsaw for tenons
    • Western or Japanese
  • Measuring tape
  • Steel Ruler (6″ or 8”)
  • Pencil and Note pad

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

  • #4 Smoothing Plane
  • Block plane (Low Angle)
  • Shoulder plane.

If you have done some woodworking, and have some tools you think would be useful, feel free to bring them. It does not hurt to bring more than you need.


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

See our Refund Policy here

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