||Part 1 of 3 in joinery seminar
Techniques taught in this seminar are part of the core of knowledge necessary in woodworking.
Learn 3 simple but common joints frequently used in making boxes, picture frames, furniture and more –Butt Joint, Miter Joint, Dowel Joint
Students will be briefed on the application of joinery in woodworking and learn the reasoning behind each of the four joints including the benefits/drawbacks and the limitations. Students will be educated about joint size, shape, strength, complexity, capacity, and aesthetic.
This class will familiarize students with frame joints, panel joints, edge joints, and case joints and where they are used in woodworking. Concerns such as wood movement and grain will also be addressed.
Each student will do a project in class making their own box or picture frame using the appropriate joints learned.