Crafted: Shaker Peg Rail, one-day course

Venue Chicken Shed (Craft Studio)

With Ambrose Vevers

Prices

£60, including materials

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Next date 22nd September 10:00 am

About this event

Make a practical and beautiful Shaker style peg rail using traditional techniques and super sharp woodworking tools. A great introduction to woodwork.

Saturday 22nd September, 10am to 4pm

Make a practical and beautiful Shaker style peg rail using traditional techniques and super sharp woodworking tools. This is a great introduction to woodwork.

During this afternoon course you will:

  • Learn how to make a wedged tenon joint
  • Learn various drawknife and spoke-shaving techniques on a shavehorse
  • Make accurately dimensioned dowels using a rotary plane

You will be using local ash to make a peg rail up to four-feet long to suit your household needs: hang a coat, guitar, chair…

Course details will be sent closer to the time, but for more information please contact crafted@dartington.org

Advance booking only
Course details subject to change
Please note: 25% of your course fee is non-refundable should you need to cancel your place

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Saturday 22nd September
   

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