Traditional Japanese woodworking is famous for it’s precise joinery that requires no hardware or glue to maintain strength. This technique is also used to create intricate, wooden, functional artwork, known as kumiko, which is used within Japanese style-rooms to create a stunning atmosphere. In this four-hour class you will make and take home a small powered speaker to liven up your cooking, working or playing! The class is an introduction to the kumiko woodworking technique as well as very (very!) simple electronics. Along with the speaker, you will leave with an understanding of the physics of a loud speaker and an fairly intimate relationship with basswood.
Introduction to the kumiko woodworking technique
Introduction to hand tool woodworking
Setting and using a block plane
Understanding of how a loudspeaker functions
Introduction to simple electronics
Ryder Sherwood is a local woodworker and attentive instructor, passionate about his craft in joinery and design. Find more of his work online at rydersherwood.com and on Instagram via @rydersherwood.
A NOTE ABOUT CLASS SIZE
Classes are limited to 4 students to ensure lots of hands-on time with the tools and personal attention from the instructor. If the class is sold out but you’re still interested in this particular class, we can add your name to a waitlist and will contact you if a ticket becomes available. Email email@example.com for more information.
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Photo credit: Ryder Sherwood