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Shaker Oval Boxes (Basic) with Eric Pintar. #1433-0716. 1+1/2 days. Jul 16 6pm-9pm. July 17 9am-4pm.

July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 4:00 pm

$40. – $160.

These boxes are simply beautiful and you’ll leave this class with a set you created yourself! Enjoy learning the process by which the Shakers made these simple yet elegant wooden vessels more than 150 years ago. In this class you will make a nest of five boxes from cherry wood. Using carefully prepared thin strips of wood, you will carve the “fingers” on one end before soaking them in a hot water bath. Copper tacks are applied to hold the band together and the cherry tops and bottoms are fitted and held in place by wooden pegs. This project entails simple construction and elegant design – anyone who has admired these boxes can join. No woodworking experience necessary.

Details

Start:
July 16 @ 9:00 am
End:
July 17 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
$40. – $160.
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Website:
http://www.adirondackfolkschool.org

Organizer

Adirondack Folk School
Phone:
518-696-2400
Email:
info@adirondackfolkschool.org
Website:
www.adirondackfolkschool.org

Venue

Adirondack Folk School
51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
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Phone:
518-696-2400
Website:
www.adirondackfolkschool.org