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Introduction to dovetail jointing at Sylva Wood School

Hand cut dovetails

Duration: week long

Price: £495

Book with: Joseph Bray
at Sylva Foundation

Little Wittenham Road
Long Wittenham, Abingdon
OX14 4QT

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About the Course

The dovetail joint is often cited as the peak of craftsmanship in wood - this course is an introduction to the dovetail joint hoping to de-mystify the process. The course tutor will guide you in the use hand tools to accurately mark out and cut joints in the making of a tray using home-grown hardwoods. You will use sharp saws and chisels in cutting the dovetail joints and a spokeshave to shape the handles.

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What's included in the price?

All tools/materials and tea/coffee are provided.

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Course Start Dates

Monday 11th November 2019

  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners