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Whiskey Cabinet


April 1st to 6th, 2024 | 9:00am to 5:00pm

A Whiskey Cabinet and Austin Whiskey Experience – Build a one-of-a-kind whiskey cabinet with Erik Curtis. Students will not only learn all about fine cabinet making but will also receive commemorative glassware, a bottle of whiskey and be invited to Still Whiskey Distillery to try out some Whiskey.

  • Material 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: Whiskey Cabinet
Instructor: Erik Curtis
Skill Level: All
Prerequisites: None

Format: Week long in-person course

Material: White Oak


April 1st to 6th, 2024


Class Description:

A one-of-a-kind woodworking class! This 6 day class will teach you all about fine cabinetry while incorporating some really fun whiskey-themed activities. This cabinet is designed around whiskey bottles and glassware but could be used to display any decorative item. We have partnered with Still Austin Whiskey Distillery to craft a cabinet and class that is sure to be the highlight of your year.

Instructor Erik Curtis will walk students through tips and techniques to build a beautiful hanging coopered cabinet. It will incorporate several joinery methods and cabinet construction styles.

Not only will you learn about making cabinetry and walk away with your very own coopered cabinet but you will also receive a bottle of whiskey, and one of a kind glassware. Don’t miss out on this amazing class!

Alcohol consumption will be reserved for after the completion of the class at Still Austin.


Special Class Features:

  • Whiskey barrel incorporation
  • Free bottle of whiskey
  • Free Commemorative glassware
  • Free whiskey tasting and distillery tour


Topics and skills covered will include:

  • Cabinet design
  • Cabinet construction methodologies
  • Tool and shop safety
  • Joinery
    • Dadoes and grooves
    • Floating tenons
    • Integral mortise and tenons
  • Frame and panel construction
  • Coopering
  • Hardware installation


What you’ll need:


  • Pencil
  • Measuring Tape
  • Eye, ear, and dust protection (PPE)

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

  • Chisel set
    • 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″, 3/4″, 1″
  • Mallet
  • Bench plane
    • #4, #4-1/2, or #5
  • Block plane
  • Shoulder plane
  • Router plane
  • Palm trim router
    • Corded or cordless


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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