A full complement of woodworking classes

Dale Barnard shares his lifetime of woodworking experience with you.

Register today for one of Dale’s classes and learn from one of the most accomplished woodworkers of our time. All classes are limited to four students.

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2015 Sculpted Maloof-Inspired Rocker – Part I

This intense project teaches new and unusual skills for the accomplished craftsman

This class is a great time and an opportunity to build a beautiful family heirloom while meeting other accomplished woodworkers. We will provide the wood of your choice, which will vary the material costs.

 

Details

  • Crest rail is coopered and rounded
  • Part 2 is scheduled October 05-09, 2015

You will learn

  • Sculpture by carving with grinders and rasps
  • How to laminate the curves on the flexible back slats and rockers
  • Many jigs and time-saving tips
  • Making flexible slats
  • Free-form sculpture

Materials

  • Your choice

Level

  • Intermediate or Master

When

  • August 31-04, 2015

Fees

  • Instructor Fee: $775.00
  • Materials Fee: Depends on your choice of material; contact Dale to discuss 812-723-3461

2015 Sculpted Maloof-Inspired Rocker – Part 2

This intense project teaches new and unusual skills for the accomplished craftsman

This class is the completion of a two-part project. The first part is held in two weeks earlier.

Details

  • Crest rail is coopered and rounded

You will learn

  • Sculpture by carving with grinders and rasps
  • How to laminate the curves on the flexible back slats and rockers
  • Many jigs and time-saving tips

Materials

  • Your choice

Level

  • Intermediate or Master

When

  • October 05-09, 2015

Fees

  • Instructor Fee: $775.00
  • Materials Fee: Depends on your choice of material; contact Dale to discuss 812-723-3461

Stickley Sideboard

A challenging project

This beautiful piece’s complex carcass brings many challenges for the experienced woodworker, especially completing it in six days.

The photo shows the finished piece of student & friend Paul Anwiler, an excellent craftsman.

Details

  • Quad linear legs, dovetail drawers, butterfly inlays in the panel doors, and solid wood top
  • If you don’t complete the piece, you may have a small amount of work to complete when you get home.

You will learn

  • How to create dovetails, butterfly inlays and finish a complex project in a short amount of time, all about drawers with secret tips
  • Hanging full inset doors with traditional butt hinges

Materials

  • Quartersawn oak

Level

  • Intermediate or Master

When

  • October 19-24, 2015

Fees

  • Instructor Fee: $1,050.00
  • Materials Fee: $780.00T

Box Class or Grove Park Inn Rocker (undecided) TBA

Class will be decided after 2014 Sept 12-14 Woodworking In America Conference

Details

You will learn

Materials

Level

When

  • November 09-13, 2015

Fees

  • Instructor Fee:
  • Materials Fee:

Craftsman Joinery – Footstool

Joinery every craftsman must know!

In this joint making class instead of practicing on scrap and tossing it later, we will practice on a small footstool. You can give it away or you might want to keep it because it has a great “wow” factor.

 

Details

If you love the Arts & Crafts design, also called Mission, Craftsman, Stickley, etc.  this is the joinery they used

You will learn

  • Designing for wood movement
  • How to make quadrilinear legs the easy way
  • Through tenons - 2 applications

Materials

  • One of the most beautiful domestic hardwoods, quartersawn sycamore, some spalted. 

Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Master

When

  • November 21-22, 2015

Fees

  • Instructor Fee: $300.00
  • Materials Fee: $40.00T