April 17th

Class Time: 8 AM – 5 PM

Instructor: Luke A. Barnett

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41) 

$60 Tuition + $40 Materials

Ages 14 & Up

Day 1: Learn how to bend wood to practically any shape with heat and moisture. Students will learn the principles of manipulating wood into almost any shape. Students will learn various techniques of bending, so they may find a solution that works best for them.

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. Learn to use carefully prepared thin strips of wood to carve the “fingers” on one end.

2. Learn how to soak prepared wood strips in hot water.

3. Learn to apply copper tacks to hold bands together.

4. Learn to fit tops and bottoms together using wooden pegs.

Assessment of Learning:

Students will make a set of Shaker Oval Boxes.

No tools or experience required. All tools and materials will be provided.

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