$120 – $150

Woodworking Project: Making a Farm Bench

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MakeHaven

266 State Street

New Haven, CT 06510

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In this class, students will build an old fashioned farm bench out of pine. Students will layout and design a bench and then proceed to make a cut list. Using machine and power tools, students will mill lumber and rip and cross cut their materials according to their layout and cut list. Students will get instruction on shop and tool safety and assistance in operating all machinery necessary to complete their project. The goal of the class is to build a traditional farm bench that can be painted or finished and used a a bench in the yard or at the foot of the bed.

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Member Price: $120
General Public Price: $150

Includes materials fee of $35

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Roberto Mejias is a cabinetmaker with over 20 years of experience in high end woodworking and cabinetry. He completed a formal 5 year cabinetmakers apprenticeship through the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America in NYC. He has worked in various high end cabinet shops throughout the city including Stienway & Son's Piano Makers, Jacob Froehlich Architectural Woodwork and the John Langenbacher Company. He has experience in traditional solid wood construction, as well as furniture grade plywood and veneers. He can operate and maintain all shop machinery and hand tools and have trained apprentices while I was a journeyman cabinetmaker in New York. He enjoys teaching woodworking and would like to share experience and techniques with aspiring woodworkers.

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