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Woodworking Skills: Mortise and Tenon Joinery

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MakeHaven

266 State Street

New Haven, CT 06510

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In this class, students will learn how to cut traditional mortise and tenon joints using a combination of both hand and power tools.

Students will learn how to lay out and mark the joint on wood and will be given individual guidance and instruction along the way. The goal of this course is for students to learn the basics of cutting mortise and tenon joints so that they may incorporate this traditional joint into their own work. This course is open to beginner and intermediate woodworkers.

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Class limited to six students to maximize 1 on 1 time with instructor.


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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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