Wharton Esherick Stool – 07/15 to 07/19 – Hands-on Class


Lumber Pack – does not include leather * 



The Wharton Esherick stool class allows you to perfect your sculpted mortise and tenons.

Wharton Esherick Stool

Wharton Esherick is one of the most influential woodworkers of the last century. In this class you’ll recreate Esherick’s 1929 stool with sculpted mortise-and-tenon joinery. Or get creative and adapt the design to your own taste.


Some of the skills learned in the Wharton Esherick stool class are:

  • Sculpted mortise-and-tenon joinery
  • Shaping round and tapered parts by hand and machine
  • Project planning and layout
  • Matching figure in wood to provide the best possible look for your project

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
  • Spokeshaves and draw knife

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:

  • July 15 – 19, 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.


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