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Learn How to Build an Heirloom Desk with Nancy Hiller

Presented by Florida School of Woodwork at Florida School of Woodwork, Tampa FL

Oct 05 - 10 2020
Learn How to Build an Heirloom Desk with Nancy Hiller

Make an arts and craft style writing desk with Nancy Hiller in this week long class. A great woodworking project to extend your handtool and machine skills.

Heirloom Desk
The classic English desk functions well for a laptop or as a writing desk. As a gift for a loved one, or as a part of your office its combines traditional joinery with modern-day building techniques and will last for generations.

It is a great project to get your teeth into after taking a Beginner Woodworking, Handtool and/or Table Making class.  It’s really going to help bring everything you’ve learned together in a single project.

Inspired by a once widely-known English manufacturer’s designs for bedroom washstands, this desk incorporates the signature ring-turned feet and curved aprons of the Harris Lebus furniture company, but there is plenty of opportunity for variations that suit your style –   You might like a more contemporary style, or a mid-century modern, or even a clean-lined shaker style.

We will keep the overall dimensions and the drawer but most of the other elements can be modified.

The techniques you’ll learn, form a solid foundation for a variety of furniture –tables, chests of drawers, and more–using a mix of machine and hand-cut joinery.

You will also come away with a handsome desk and a useful piece for your office or home. There are a few design variants that will be discussed in class, and the desk build can refocus s many of the stylistic aspects of A&C – such as the corbels.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 5, 2020 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Mon)
  • Oct 6, 2020 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Tue)
  • Oct 7, 2020 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Wed)
  • Oct 8, 2020 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 9, 2020 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 10, 2020 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Florida School of Woodwork

1609 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

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