Finishing class is all done, and the shop is cleaned up and back to woodworking, and I have alot of it to do, but this morning, I will be filming more on the slant front desk for the show, will be doing the bracket feet, and moldings, and getting it standing on some feet, and perhaps time will allow to dovetail the top of the desk and get it on.
In the class the guys ask about doing a class on the sugar chest, http://antiquesbuiltdaily.com/sugar%20chests.htm
It really does make for a good class, have done 2 or 3 on it, usually we dont go more than 4 folks, and we do a 3 day class, with the objective being everyone to leave with a chest, built, can’t do the finishing, in 3 days, but with 4 we can get them built, we usually get the material in, and get it processed , so we are ready to go , but we do process 1 fully thru, but doing all 4 is time-consuming, or you can bring your own wood,
It encompasses dovetails, chest, the table base, drawer, lock the slide with bread boards, tapering legs, applied moldings and again ,it just makes for a nice class,
Another class suggestion was, to do a techniques class, where we make different pieces and parts, like a bracket foot, a goose neck, taper a leg, carve a fan , and a ball and claw foot, just all sorts of techniques and methods of work, sounds like a fun class to me
It would seem everyone has made it back home from the class and all are safe, A good thing
I am waiting for Crystal to arrive, and need to plane some 8/4 cherry for the desk feet, but since its Monday, maybe one more cup of coffee wont hurt, I’m not a big fan of Monday’s, much prefer Saturdays ..