June 25th & 26th, 2021

8 am -5 pm


Instructor: Tom Becker


Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up
Join us at the Sam Beauford Woodshop to create your own Raccoon Carving Class.


Intarsia is a woodworking technique that uses varied shapes, sizes, and species of wood fitted together to create a mosaic-like picture with an illusion of depth. After selecting the specific woods to be used within the pattern, each piece is then individually cut, shaped, and finished. In this course you will learn how to create your very own intarsia Raccoon. you will learn how to use the scroll saw, 1in belt sander, and palm sander. The finished project will be 18 in x 13 in.

Day 1

  • cut & shape raccoon
  • cut & shape pieces

Day 2

  • stain and assemble parts

Assessment of Learning:

Students will have a completed intarsia creation to take home and display for generations.

If you have any questions about this class, please contact Wood Shop Executive Director Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or sambeaufordwoodshop.com