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Green Woodworking: Build a Rustic Stool

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August 17, 2024
August 18, 2024
10:00 - 4:00
Participate: In-Person Online
In-Person Available Only
Online Available Only

Workshop Overview

Discover the art of green woodworking in this engaging workshop, ideal for those intrigued by an introduction to woodworking. Transforming fresh-cut trees into furniture is a gratifying experience, and this collaborative session explores various techniques for crafting enduring, comfortable, and lightweight pieces. Tailored to individual interests, the workshop includes demonstrations on diverse woodworking methods. Participants will craft a simple rustic stool, gaining hands-on experience and leaving with a tangible creation. Whether a novice or enthusiast, immerse yourself in the joy of woodworking, acquiring valuable skills to turn raw materials into lasting furniture in just a few days.

About the Instructor(s)

Ryan Carpenter is a manufacturing engineer by day and furniture maker and boat builder by night. He minored in fine art with a focus on sculpture and has spent the past decades exploring different woodworking techniques to bring sculptural elements into functional items. He employs a hybrid approach to use machinery where it can deliver efficiency and traditional hand tools where their flexibility can enhance the final piece.

Materials List: Students Bring

All materials provided

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

White oak stool kits

Loaner tools including shaving horse, spokeshave and drawknife

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