Wood Summer Session 7
August 22-28, 2021
The dovetail joint has come to symbolize the harmonious merger of form and function that undergirds many furniture-making traditions. This workshop will explore the methods and tools used in creating hand-cut dovetails We’ll concentrate on how to sharpen and employ the requisite hand tools: chisel, plane, dovetail saw, and coping saw. Students will be tasked with crafting a small dovetail box to be completed by the end of the week. All levels.
Woodworker and builder for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity; teaches and makes furniture out of MASS Collective, a maker’s cooperative; commercial clients: HKS Architects (Atlanta), Biscuit Studios (Atlanta), The Spindle (Atlanta), Spiller Park Coffee (Atlanta).