Use tools and techniques dating as far back as the 1800’s while building a box out of wood equally as old. Through this introductory project based class, you will learn skills that can be transferred to a variety of other projects in your creative and daily life.The class covers wood choice, hand tool instruction and practice.. By the end of each workshop, you’ll end up with a beautiful and lasting reclaimed wood object with a story attached.Refund Policy: 24 hour minimum notice for full refund
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Measuring + Marking Tools
Sanding + Finishing
Douglas fir from Worcestershire sauce tanks
Coney Island Boardwalk
Antique Eastern white pine
Pickle tank redwood
Wormy chestnut (Don’t worry – the worms are long gone!)
MEET THE MAKER
Stan Abramov is based in New York City, dividing much of his time between work as a network engineer and producing a range of stunning objects with hand tools from a studio within his NYC apartment.
Alan Solomon is a partner at Sawkill Lumber and a co-author of Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide. Sawkill Lumber was established in 2008 to recover lumber and history from deconstructed buildings in the NYC area.
The first complete visual survey of this valuable resource, with chapters on history, sources and types of wood, reclamation and practical information, and contemporary uses in residential and commercial projects.