Discover your inner artisan with workshops in metal, wood, leather, fiber, construction and more.
Join MASS Collective to cover the fundamentals of turning a rough piece of lumber into a perfectly square and usable piece with master wood worker Jay Wiggins.
In this three-hour course, Jay Wiggins of MASS Collective introduces the fundamental woodworking tool: the flat back chisel. Students will learn to sharpen, tune, and use the tools in order to produce consistent and quality craftsmanship. This course is a prerequisite for the furniture building course, as well as the courses on mortise and tenon joinery and hand cut dovetails.
Join MASS Collective in this six hour course covering the fundamentals of dovetail joinery. Dovetails are a critical skill in the completion of many types of woodworking projects that require solid tensile strength. The dovetail technique predates written history, is simple to learn but takes a lifetime to master. Students will get hands-on experience with cutting dovetails as while learning about the various types and functions of this incredibly versatile woodworking technique.