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Acanthus Workshop

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62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
484-464-2212 https://www.acanthus.com/

September 2019

Massachusetts Serpentine Chest – Hands-on Class

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 20, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1250.00

Photos courtesy of the Winterthur Museum There’s a simple elegance to this Massachusetts Serpentine Chest, yet there’s plenty of drama. From its fluted, chamfered corners and uplifting bracket feet to its undulating drawer fronts this chest has got it all going on.   Some of the skills learned in the Massachusetts Serpentine Chest class are: How to mate curved surfaces. How to veneer curved drawer fronts Making fluted, chamfered corners How to select and match grain patterns for the most dramatic effect

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Massachusetts Serpentine Chest – Hands-on Class

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 20, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1250.00

Photos courtesy of the Winterthur Museum There’s a simple elegance to this Massachusetts Serpentine Chest, yet there’s plenty of drama. From its fluted, chamfered corners and uplifting bracket feet to its undulating drawer fronts this chest has got it all going on.   Some of the skills learned in the Massachusetts Serpentine Chest class are: How to mate curved surfaces. How to veneer curved drawer fronts Making fluted, chamfered corners How to select and match grain patterns for the most dramatic effect

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Massachusetts Serpentine Chest – Hands-on Class

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 20, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1250.00

Photos courtesy of the Winterthur Museum There’s a simple elegance to this Massachusetts Serpentine Chest, yet there’s plenty of drama. From its fluted, chamfered corners and uplifting bracket feet to its undulating drawer fronts this chest has got it all going on.   Some of the skills learned in the Massachusetts Serpentine Chest class are: How to mate curved surfaces. How to veneer curved drawer fronts Making fluted, chamfered corners How to select and match grain patterns for the most dramatic effect

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Massachusetts Serpentine Chest – Hands-on Class

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 20, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1250.00

Photos courtesy of the Winterthur Museum There’s a simple elegance to this Massachusetts Serpentine Chest, yet there’s plenty of drama. From its fluted, chamfered corners and uplifting bracket feet to its undulating drawer fronts this chest has got it all going on.   Some of the skills learned in the Massachusetts Serpentine Chest class are: How to mate curved surfaces. How to veneer curved drawer fronts Making fluted, chamfered corners How to select and match grain patterns for the most dramatic effect

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Massachusetts Serpentine Chest – Hands-on Class

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until September 20, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1250.00

Photos courtesy of the Winterthur Museum There’s a simple elegance to this Massachusetts Serpentine Chest, yet there’s plenty of drama. From its fluted, chamfered corners and uplifting bracket feet to its undulating drawer fronts this chest has got it all going on.   Some of the skills learned in the Massachusetts Serpentine Chest class are: How to mate curved surfaces. How to veneer curved drawer fronts Making fluted, chamfered corners How to select and match grain patterns for the most dramatic effect

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October 2019

Sliding Table Saw Basics – Sponsored by Felder USA – 10/3 to 10/4

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 4, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$725.00

Whether you’re new to sliding table saws or a seasoned pro, Sliding Table Saw Basics will bring you up to speed and help you get more out of your saw. You’ll learn basic setup, calibration, and usage for a table saw with an emphasis on safety. Sliding Table Saw Basics Sliding table saws do everything a fixed table saw does only better and safer. In this class, we'll explore the differences between a sliding saw and a non-sliding saw and…

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Sliding Table Saw Basics – Sponsored by Felder USA – 10/3 to 10/4

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 4, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$725.00

Whether you’re new to sliding table saws or a seasoned pro, Sliding Table Saw Basics will bring you up to speed and help you get more out of your saw. You’ll learn basic setup, calibration, and usage for a table saw with an emphasis on safety. Sliding Table Saw Basics Sliding table saws do everything a fixed table saw does only better and safer. In this class, we'll explore the differences between a sliding saw and a non-sliding saw and…

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Connecticut Highboy 2nd Week – Hands-on Class

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$2550.00
Connecticut Highboy Hands-on Class

Step 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…

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Connecticut Highboy 2nd Week – Hands-on Class

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$2550.00
Connecticut Highboy Hands-on Class

Step 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…

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Connecticut Highboy 2nd Week – Hands-on Class

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$2550.00
Connecticut Highboy Hands-on Class

Step 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…

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Connecticut Highboy 2nd Week – Hands-on Class

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$2550.00
Connecticut Highboy Hands-on Class

Step 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…

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Connecticut Highboy 2nd Week – Hands-on Class

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 11, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$2550.00
Connecticut Highboy Hands-on Class

Step 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…

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3D Cutting Board With Alex Snodgrass – 10/12 to 10/13 – Hands-on Class

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$495.00

Make a 3D Cutting Board with Alex Snodgrass here in the Acanthus Workshop. Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, you can learn how to make a beautiful, mystifying end-grain cutting board. 3D Cutting Board with Alex Snodgrass This hands-on class begins by teaching you how to tune a bandsaw to make perfect cuts. Once learned, this skill makes future bandsaw use a breeze. You will then progress through the techniques required to make the cutting board: how to…

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3D Cutting Board With Alex Snodgrass – 10/12 to 10/13 – Hands-on Class

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 13, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$495.00

Make a 3D Cutting Board with Alex Snodgrass here in the Acanthus Workshop. Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, you can learn how to make a beautiful, mystifying end-grain cutting board. 3D Cutting Board with Alex Snodgrass This hands-on class begins by teaching you how to tune a bandsaw to make perfect cuts. Once learned, this skill makes future bandsaw use a breeze. You will then progress through the techniques required to make the cutting board: how to…

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Essential Table Saw Jigs – Sponsored by Felder USA – 10/16 to 10/18

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 18, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1095.00

When it comes to sliding table saws there are a few essential jigs you need in order to take advantage of the saw's capabilities. In this class, you'll not only learn how to make these jigs but also how to use them. Essential Table Saw Jigs By making multi-purpose jigs for your sliding table saw you can dramatically increase the safety of the machine. Using the slider for most operations dramatically reduces the risk of kickback and danger to your…

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Essential Table Saw Jigs – Sponsored by Felder USA – 10/16 to 10/18

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 18, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$1095.00

When it comes to sliding table saws there are a few essential jigs you need in order to take advantage of the saw's capabilities. In this class, you'll not only learn how to make these jigs but also how to use them. Essential Table Saw Jigs By making multi-purpose jigs for your sliding table saw you can dramatically increase the safety of the machine. Using the slider for most operations dramatically reduces the risk of kickback and danger to your…

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Essential Table Saw Jigs – Sponsored by Felder USA – 10/16 to 10/18

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 18, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1095.00

When it comes to sliding table saws there are a few essential jigs you need in order to take advantage of the saw's capabilities. In this class, you'll not only learn how to make these jigs but also how to use them. Essential Table Saw Jigs By making multi-purpose jigs for your sliding table saw you can dramatically increase the safety of the machine. Using the slider for most operations dramatically reduces the risk of kickback and danger to your…

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Woodworking Fundamentals – Hands-on Class

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 25, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1250.00

The five-day Woodworking Fundamentals program is one fun-filled, action-packed week of woodworking! Woodworking Fundamentals Whether you’ve never worked wood before, or you’re a master, after one week in our shop you’ll have the basics needed to start your woodworking hobby or career. As a student, you will learn about hand tools and how to use them. You will learn about the basic machines used in today’s fine woodworking projects. Your skills will all come together with lessons on how to…

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Woodworking Fundamentals – Hands-on Class

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 25, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1250.00

The five-day Woodworking Fundamentals program is one fun-filled, action-packed week of woodworking! Woodworking Fundamentals Whether you’ve never worked wood before, or you’re a master, after one week in our shop you’ll have the basics needed to start your woodworking hobby or career. As a student, you will learn about hand tools and how to use them. You will learn about the basic machines used in today’s fine woodworking projects. Your skills will all come together with lessons on how to…

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Woodworking Fundamentals – Hands-on Class

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 25, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$1250.00

The five-day Woodworking Fundamentals program is one fun-filled, action-packed week of woodworking! Woodworking Fundamentals Whether you’ve never worked wood before, or you’re a master, after one week in our shop you’ll have the basics needed to start your woodworking hobby or career. As a student, you will learn about hand tools and how to use them. You will learn about the basic machines used in today’s fine woodworking projects. Your skills will all come together with lessons on how to…

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Woodworking Fundamentals – Hands-on Class

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 25, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$1250.00

The five-day Woodworking Fundamentals program is one fun-filled, action-packed week of woodworking! Woodworking Fundamentals Whether you’ve never worked wood before, or you’re a master, after one week in our shop you’ll have the basics needed to start your woodworking hobby or career. As a student, you will learn about hand tools and how to use them. You will learn about the basic machines used in today’s fine woodworking projects. Your skills will all come together with lessons on how to…

Find out more »

Woodworking Fundamentals – Hands-on Class

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 25, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$1250.00

The five-day Woodworking Fundamentals program is one fun-filled, action-packed week of woodworking! Woodworking Fundamentals Whether you’ve never worked wood before, or you’re a master, after one week in our shop you’ll have the basics needed to start your woodworking hobby or career. As a student, you will learn about hand tools and how to use them. You will learn about the basic machines used in today’s fine woodworking projects. Your skills will all come together with lessons on how to…

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November 2019

Shaper Basics – Sponsored by Felder USA – 11/4 to 11/5

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$725.00

Shapers are one of the more misunderstood machines in the workshop. In fact, many woodworkers avoid owning or using a shaper because they believe they are unreasonably dangerous. By eliminating the shaper in the shop based on irrational fear, many woodworkers limit their capabilities and the options available to them. In Shaper Basics we'll dispell the mysteries surrounding this essential shop tool. Shaper Basics The shaper is much more than an oversized router table, and its capabilities are far greater.…

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Shaper Basics – Sponsored by Felder USA – 11/4 to 11/5

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 5, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$725.00

Shapers are one of the more misunderstood machines in the workshop. In fact, many woodworkers avoid owning or using a shaper because they believe they are unreasonably dangerous. By eliminating the shaper in the shop based on irrational fear, many woodworkers limit their capabilities and the options available to them. In Shaper Basics we'll dispell the mysteries surrounding this essential shop tool. Shaper Basics The shaper is much more than an oversized router table, and its capabilities are far greater.…

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Essential Shaper Jigs – Sponsored by Felder USA – 11/6 to 11/8

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 8, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$1095.00

A few shop-made shaper jigs allow you to make custom moldings or creating tight-fitting joints easily and accurately. In Essential Shaper Jigs you'll learn how to make and use several single and multipurpose jigs. Essential Shaper Jigs Many woodworkers wrongly assume the only thing a shaper can do is make sticks of molding. And while it does a good job of that particular job, there's so much more the tool can accomplish with the application of a few well-made jigs.…

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Essential Shaper Jigs – Sponsored by Felder USA – 11/6 to 11/8

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 8, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$1095.00

A few shop-made shaper jigs allow you to make custom moldings or creating tight-fitting joints easily and accurately. In Essential Shaper Jigs you'll learn how to make and use several single and multipurpose jigs. Essential Shaper Jigs Many woodworkers wrongly assume the only thing a shaper can do is make sticks of molding. And while it does a good job of that particular job, there's so much more the tool can accomplish with the application of a few well-made jigs.…

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Essential Shaper Jigs – Sponsored by Felder USA – 11/6 to 11/8

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 8, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$1095.00

A few shop-made shaper jigs allow you to make custom moldings or creating tight-fitting joints easily and accurately. In Essential Shaper Jigs you'll learn how to make and use several single and multipurpose jigs. Essential Shaper Jigs Many woodworkers wrongly assume the only thing a shaper can do is make sticks of molding. And while it does a good job of that particular job, there's so much more the tool can accomplish with the application of a few well-made jigs.…

Find out more »

Veneer & Inlay – Hands-on Class

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 15, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
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$995.00

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…

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Veneer & Inlay – Hands-on Class

November 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 15, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$995.00

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…

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Veneer & Inlay – Hands-on Class

November 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 15, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$995.00

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…

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Veneer & Inlay – Hands-on Class

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 15, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$995.00

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…

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Veneer & Inlay – Hands-on Class

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until November 15, 2019

Acanthus Workshop, 62 Indian Trail Rd.
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 United States
+ Google Map
$995.00

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…

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