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Modern Step Stool Series

DESCRIPTION
Make a Scandinavian-inspired step stool from start to finish in this 4-week series.  A great introduction to building furniture, this class is designed for students wanting to gain experience with everything from milling rough lumber to applying finishes. This project is also a great introduction to joinery using templates, with a focus on box joints using power tools. The techniques learned in this class are great building blocks of knowledge for future projects.

This 4-week series takes place on consecutive Tuesday evenings: 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 and 8/1.

TOOLS
jointer
planer
table saw
bandsaw
spindle sander
handheld router
combo or double square
box joint jig for router table
straight bit (1.25 or 1.5 in diameter)
roundover bit (3/8 in radius)

MATERIALS
All materials and consumables will be provided, including a blond hardwood (ash or maple)

SKILLS
Mill rough lumber
cut joinery and shapes
glue panels
sand and apply finish

PREREQUISITES
Students are encouraged to take Intro to Wood prior to this stool series; however, exceptions may be made for students with prior shop experience.  For more information, including waiving pre-reqs, contact classes@adxportland.com.

PLEASE NOTE
Due to the nature of this series, we strongly encourage participants to be members of ADX. Nonmembers will NOT have access to the shops at ADX between classes and may find they are unable to complete the project during class hours.

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 classes@adxportland.com for more information.

Start:
July 11, 2017 6:00 PM
End:
July 11, 2017 9:00 PM
Location:
417 SE 11th AVE
Portland OR United States
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Email:
classes@adxportland.com
Telephone:
(503) 915-4342
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