6102 Jefferson St NE, Suite D, Albuquerque NM 505-926-1693

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Hand Tool Academy SERIES (3 of 5)

Dovetail Joint

April 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm 6:00 pm MDT

$299 Cost for complete Hand Tool Academy Series (5 classes)

Develop solid hand tool skills with our Hand Tool Academy series! In the the complete 5-part series, you’ll learn how to use saws, hand planes, and chisels to make a box with two types of joints:

Stopped Mortise & Tenon: Learn how to construct this joint using only traditional hand tools to cut a tenon with a backsaw, and cut a mortise with a mortise chisel. You’ll learn how to trim the tenon cheeks and mortise walls to achieve a perfect fit, as well as how to trim the tenon shoulders for a tight, gap-free fit against the mortise board.

Through Dovetails: Learn to lay out and construct Through Dovetail joints using only traditional hand tools.

Series Project: You’ll use your new skills to build a small sliding lid box exclusively with hand tools.

You may enroll in Saws, Planes, or Chisels classes individually. You MUST enroll in the full series to attend the Mortise and Tenon and Hand Cut Dovetail sessions and make the box.

$50 each for individual Saws, Planes and/or Chisels classes
$299 for complete series (five classes)

March 28: Saws
April 11: Planes
April 18: Chisels
April 25: Mortise and Tenon joints (included only with complete series registration)
May 2: Through Dovetail joints (included only with complete series registration)