Cape Breton Classes
Hand Tool Bootcamp


During this full day class, you will learn fundamental woodworking skills as you make a small serving tray.

From understanding wood grain to making the piece flat, square and smooth on all six-sides, this is a great introduction to hand tool woodworking for everyone.

In this class you will learn:

  • How to properly select, wood for a project.
  • How to measure board feet, make a cut list and source materials.
  • You’ll learn how to lay out the parts of your project while using special purpose tools.
  • Rulers, squares, marking gauges, striking knives and winding sticks will be a few of the measuring and layout tools you’ll be using.
  • You’ll have your own dedicated work bench with vice as well as hand planes, hand saws, chisels and a few special purpose joinery tools.
  • You’ll learn how to dimension your materials, making them square and smooth on all six sides.
  • You’ll learn how to layout and cut dado joinery that will hold the serving tray legs in place.
  • You’ll learn how to prep and finish your project.

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