Make a Mid-Century Modern Bar – Hands-on Class

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A Mid-Century Modern Bar is an excellent project for woodworkers of all levels.The Mid-Century Modern Bar you’ll make in this 5-day class is sleek, easy to build, but challenging enough for nearly any woodworker. Its interior is fitted out for a variety of beverages and drinkware.

Mid-Century Modern Bar

Fitting the case parts together is just the beginning of this class. Making and installing the shelves, dividers, bottle, and glass holders are the meat and potatoes of this project. The week wraps up with a lesson on hanging and fitting the doors.

Some of the skills learned in the Mid-Century Modern Bar class are:

  • Basic spindle turning
  • Simple joinery techniques
  • Hanging doors

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.

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
  • 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:

  • May 18 –  22, 2020
  • October 19 – 23, 2020

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.

2 reviews for Make a Mid-Century Modern Bar – Hands-on Class

  1. onehpbmw (verified owner)

    I have taken several classes now at Acanthus with Chuck. Great teacher, beautiful projects, lots of fun. Highest recommendations. I can’t wait until my next class.

  2. rleen (verified owner)

    Taking this class with Chuck was incredible. Great instructor, fun class and the knowledge you gain is priceless. The bar came out absolutely amazing. I’ll definitely be taking additional classes..

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