Sliding Lid Candle Box Class Details

The date for my sliding lid candle box class has been set and registration has been opened.  We’ll be making the box from pine to save on material costs and to make the joinery a bit more forgiving for novice makers. Here are the details for the class.

Finished candle box

The sliding lid candle box in cherry. We will build a similar box from pine in the class, either wall hanging like this one, or table top if you’d prefer. The choice will be up to you.

Sliding Lid Candle Box

Chestnut Creek School of the Arts Woodworking Studio
107 West Oldtown St.
Galax, VA 24333

Saturday, July 22, 2017, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Learn to hand-cut dovetail joints and make raised panels by building a sliding lid candle box, based upon an antique from the 18th century. You’ll learn to lay out and make half blind and through dovetail joints with a handsaw and chisel. You’ll create a raised panel lid with a hand plane, and learn to use cut nails to attach the back.

Tuition: $98 (register by July 8th for a 10% tuition discount)
Material fee: $25 (payable to the instructor at the beginning of the class)
Max. Class Size: 6

To register for this class, visit the Chestnut Creek School of the Arts class registration page.

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