Veneer & Inlay – Hands-on Class


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Veneer & Inlay



This five-day class covers the basics of veneer & inlay. Highly figured veneer and contrasting inlay can add dimension, depth and decoration for your pieces. Most woodworkers don’t know where to begin with veneer and inlay but this class will help get you started. The techniques are simple to grasp and the results can be dramatic. If you are looking to step up your woodworking skills to the next level, this is the class for you.


Veneer & Inlay

In addition to lots of practice exercises, a small veneered and inlaid box will be made in class so you can put all those newly honed skills to work.

Some of the skills learned in the Veneer & Inlay class are:

  • Hammer veneering
  • Bookmatching and slip-matching veneers for dramatic effects
  • How to make edge banding
  • Sand shading
  • Line-and-berry inlay

Materials are included in the class fee.

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:

  • December 4 – 8, 2023

Previous Dates

  • November 11 – 15, 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 4 students.

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