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October 2019

Workshop: Make Oval Boxes

October 12 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$150.00

It is perhaps the most iconic of Shaker objects: an oval box. You’ll make two in this intensive two-day workshop: #2- and #3-sized traditional oval boxes. Beginners welcome. Day 1 Learn to carve swallow tails, prepare wood for bending, bend the boxes, and fit wood onto drying forms. Day 2 Measure and cut box tops and bottoms, fit side bands, and tack into place. At least one coat of shellac will be applied. Workshop also includes a behind-the-scenes tour of…

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Workshop: Make Oval Boxes

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$150.00

It is perhaps the most iconic of Shaker objects: an oval box. You’ll make two in this intensive two-day workshop: #2- and #3-sized traditional oval boxes. Beginners welcome. Day 1 Learn to carve swallow tails, prepare wood for bending, bend the boxes, and fit wood onto drying forms. Day 2 Measure and cut box tops and bottoms, fit side bands, and tack into place. At least one coat of shellac will be applied. Workshop also includes a behind-the-scenes tour of…

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