Learn to cut joinery by hand
Material will be supplied by Brian Holcombe Woodworker
Classes are one on one highly focused on skill-building
Students gain access to the Student Materials pages
Hand Cut Dovetails
Learn to cut through dovetails by hand using hand tools. This class teaches a fundamental technique of furniture joinery. This class requires a Japanese dozuki, sharp chisels and mallet or hammer. It is recommended that students first take classes on Tool setup and use. Classes require a two hour block of time. Please schedule using the form below and Brian Holcombe Woodworker will contact you with details.
Mortise and Tenon
Class demonstrates how to cut tenons and chop mortises by hand. The tool set required are a sharp ryoba and 1/4″ or 6mm mortising chisel. Classes require a 2 hour block of time, please schedule below and Brian Holcombe Woodworker will contact you with details.
Advanced Mortise and Tenon
Learn the ins and outs of advanced mortise and tenon cutting. Choose from: Wedged mortise and tenon, tusk tenons or through wedged mortise and tenons. Classes require a 3 hour block of time, please schedule below and Brian Holcombe Woodworker will contact you with details.
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Furniture Building Courses
The furniture building courses take a project from prepped material (student supplied) through to a complete projected. Students will learn to approach the subject from a hand-tool user perspective understanding how to use marking gauges, how to layout hand-prepped material and how to cut and fit joinery by hand.
Courses start at $500 – Groups of two and Three students – no experience needed.
Please contact Brian Holcombe Woodworker for pricing and scheduling.