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Jun 29

Make a Post and Rung Stool

June 29 @ 9:00 AM - July 21 @ 5:00 PM

$743.75 – $875

No woodworking experience required. In this class, you’ll learn how to make a stool from a tree!  

Learn. The mechanics of this stool – post and rung joinery – were popularized by Appalachian chairmakers whose unglued work still holds tightly together hundreds of years later. We’ll aim for that! The class will start with a straight-grained log and we’ll learn how to accurately split it into chair parts using wedges and a froe. Then, we’ll shave our split parts into posts and rungs on shavehorses. Finally, by leveraging compression and expansion of material ,we’ll knock together a slight but sturdy stool frame. We’ll end the class by weaving our seats with shaker tape.

Make. Students will make a post and rung stool using hand tools.


Two weekends: June 29 and 30, and July 20 and 21  |  9am – 5pm  |  Class will break for a 1 hour lunch each day.

Cost: $743.75 members; $875 non-members (includes all materials needed to make your own post and rung stool)
What to Bring: Bring a bag lunch, or you may visit nearby downtown Brattleboro to purchase lunch.

Partial and full scholarships are available. Contact education@hatchspace.org for details.

Details

Start:
June 29 @ 9:00 AM
End:
July 21 @ 5:00 PM
Cost:
$743.75 – $875
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https://hatchspace.spaces.nexudus.com/events/1415327244/make-a-post-and-rung-stool

Venue

HatchSpace
22 High Street, 3rd floor
Brattleboro, VT 05301 US
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Organizer

HatchSpace
Phone
‪(802) 552-8202‬
Email
hello@hatchspace.org

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