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*****************This Class is now Full********************************** There will be a dovetail making class at the Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild on February 2nd, 2019 starting at 9 a.m. The class is limited to 8 students. You are asked to bring you own tools or they willl be provided for you. The cost is $100.00 per student. This is a hands on class to learn through, blind, and sliding dovetails. Students arriving early (8 a.m.) will get a chance to visit Dan’s store, Colonial Homestead, across the street where he has an incredible large array of Woodworking and blacksmithing hand tools for sale. I will provide more details as I get them. If you have any questions, you can check out Colonial Homestead Artisan Guild on Facebook or email me at [masked]. Thanks and hope to see you there, Vince. Just found out this morning from Dan that this class, along with other classes, will be posted on their Facebook site by the end of the week. Also, there is a $50.00 deposit to hold your spot for this class. For now you can pay the deposit with cash or check, or credit card if paid in person. Checks should be made out to Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild. Mail check or cash to New Towne Faire, 55 West Jackson Street, Millersburg, Ohio 44654. Sent to the attention of Heather. Also include your name and which class you will be attending. Thanks again, Vince
Projects for Beginners (Tentative Date) I hope to gather some projects that were designed by our experienced people especially for our members who are new to Woodworking. I've been working on a plan to make one of my Wall Units... but not the way that I made it. I'll make a plan with step by step instructions on using a Circular Saw with a Guide for ripping 4' x 8' sheets of plywood, cutting facing to length with a manual Miter Box, and using a Pocket Hole Jig for assembly, etc.. This Wall Unit was designed without a back for easy knockdown and removal (for moving). Please reply with some project ideas of your own that you can explain or demonstrate or show via video or PowerPoint how to make... with a minimal investment in tools. The idea is to make a somewhat impressive beginner project without a huge investment... to get our inexperienced members started in the right direction. I have several projects that would be suitable for this... but I'd like to get everyone involved. We can plan on one 2 hour session to present 4-6 projects... then save some for the next month. We can also do this for different geographies on the same dates. Project Designers: Please start to think about projects... preferably projects that you have already made so that we can show the finished project... and start to design new ways o make your project with manual or simpler tools. Beginners: Please express your interest in this type of MeetUp. We will set a firm date and location later.