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WDWK 2459 Advanced Woodworking

The third course in a sequence of courses in which students develop skills of building fine furniture. Emphasizes design and function. Students will build a quality piece of furniture.

This course offers advancing students of woodworking the opportunity to learn techniques of hardwood furniture construction and component design from an instructor with extensive experience in designing and building hardwood furniture. The instructor chooses the project; one possible project is building a side table designed by the instructor with a drawer and a bottom shelf using material that the student will supply.

Material needed for the side table is approximately 17 board feet. Woods such as Cherry or Walnut cost $7 or more per board foot.

For more details, read the class description (PDF

Prerequisite: WDWK 2405 Intermediate Woodworking .

Course syllabus is available on the current semester's schedule page

Handouts from classes (PDF)

Overview of information covered

Lumber list for side table

Photos of finished side tables


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