October 10 - 15, 2021
Wyatt Severs · wyattsevers.com
Workshop at a glance
Learn the techniques and equipment used for dimensioning and shaping rough lumber into finely crafted furniture, including getting the most out of the router for fine details and discovering the structural aspects of joinery with a focus on using floating mortise-and-tenons.
- Dimensioning and shaping of rough lumber
- Structural aspects of joinery
- Table making from inception to finishing
- Milk paint and texturing
- Various wood species (examples: Maple, cherry, walnut, oak, and ash lumber)
- Wood finishes (examples: Osmo, Polyx-Oil Clear Satin finish)
- Full scale drawings
- Shaping joinery and crafting techniques for furniture
- Making a one-of-a-kind wooden table
Wyatt Severs is a studio artist located in Western Kentucky. He has taught at Arrowmont, the Appalachian Center for Crafts, the Paducah School of Art & Design, Penland School of Craft, the John C. Campbell Folk School, and at Anderson Ranch Arts Center. His work has been exhibited at the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Evansville Museum of Arts, and Indiana University. Wyatt’s work has been featured on Kentucky Educational Television, and in 500 Cabinets, Woodworking Magazine, and Maker Moxie.
During this workshop students will design and build a one-of-a-kind table. Starting with a discussion on the characteristics of wood, you will jump into design and create full-scale drawings. The class covers the machines used for the dimensioning and shaping of rough lumber into artfully crafted furniture, including getting the most out of the router for fine details made easy. Participants will discover the structural aspects of joinery with a focus on using floating mortise-and-tenons. Finishes, texturing, and milk paint are also explored. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $675 · materials list
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