Connecticut Highboy – 06/10 to 06/14 – Hands-on Class


Second week of the class – 10/07 through 10/11 * 

The second week of the Connecticut Highboy class takes place 10/07 through 10/11, 2019. Be sure to mark your calendar and attend the second week of the class. Price includes the second week, and is required for participation in the class. If you do not, or can not attend the second week, no refund or credit will be given. Click the checkbox below to acknowledge you understand this is a two week class.

Lumber Pack – does not include drawer secondaries, backboard material or hardware * 


Connecticut Highboy Hands-on ClassStep up to the Connecticut Highboy master’s class. This two-week class (one in the summer and one in the fall) is the ultimate test of your woodworking skills.

Connecticut Highboy

Whether you call them highboys, tallboys or simply tall chests, the form remains a popular today as it was in the 18th century.

Some of the skills learned in the Connecticut Highboy class are:

  • Shaping multiple cabriole legs for a project
  • Complex case joinery
  • Making gooseneck moldings
  • How to select and layout your materials for your project’s best appearance

Materials are not included in the class fee. Lumber for this project may be purchased through us or on your own and shipped to our shop at least four weeks prior to the class.

Hardware for this project may be purchased through one of the vendors on the resources page.

Each student should supply his, or her, own: safety glasses and hearing protection; combination or machinist square; bevel gauge; bench chisels; carvers mallet; dovetail saw; marking gauge; smooth plane or jack plane; block plane; and tape measure or folding rule. If you do not have the tools on the list, don’t panic, there are plenty of tools for your use in class.


Course Dates:

  • June 10 – 14, 2019
  • and October 7 – 11, 2019


The shop opens at 8:30 am. Class begins at 9:00 am.  A delicious lunch, snacks and soft drinks are provided. Class ends at 4:30 pm – the shop remains open until 5:30 pm.

The class is limited to a maximum of 3 students.

Call or email to be placed on the waiting list if this class sells out.

Buy both this class and the Carved Elements class and receive a discount on both classes*!


*Limited time offer – ends 12/31/18


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