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Dovetails with Japanese Tools

at Mokuchi Woodworking Studio - Orange County

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Location:
Orange County
18 Kestler Ct
At Berme Rd
Port Jervis, New York 12771
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An additional $20 materials fee will be required for each student at time of class.
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this furniture class:

This corner stone joint of western woodwork has also been used in the Japanese tradition for a long time.

Class we will cover: sizing, proportioning, choice of angle, layout and cutting as well as where to use dovetails.

You will see examples of full, half blind and blind dovetails.

There will be a full cutting and assembly demonstration as well as ample time set aside for you to integrate all this knowledge by cutting your own dovetails!

Required: Sharpening with Japanese Waterstones

Required Tools:

  • 6mm(1/4″) dovetail or bench chisel
  • 12mm (1/2”) paring chisel. (Bench or dovetail chisel also acceptable.)
  • 210mm or finer Ryoba saw (japanese two sided pull saw) or Dozuki saw (Japanese backsaw)
  • Square, hammer, pencil and eraser.

Optional:

  • Sashigane (Japanese square)
  • Students can purchase tools and materials at the school as Mokuchi is a Japanese tool retailer and can provide guidance on obtaining tools and a student discount.

Additional Fees:An additional $20 materials fee will be required for each student at time of class.


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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows:

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   

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Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):


No refunds for no shows. For cancellations more than 15 business days before class date, student can be refunded payment amount minus 13% processing fee OR receive full payment amount as credit toward another class. 

For cancellations 15 to 10 business days before class date, student can receive payment amount as credit toward another class. 

No refunds or credit available for cancellations less than 10 business days before class. 

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Reviews of Classes at Mokuchi Woodworking Studio (60)

(60 Reviews)
Dovetails with Japanese Tools
Reviewed by Bryan B. on 9/11/2017
Excellent, informative and hands on as always. Great learning environment.
Dovetails with Japanese Tools
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/19/2016
Jann is a great teacher. He is patient and very encouraging. I will be going back for many more classes.
Dovetails with Japanese Tools
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/17/2015
Great class! Yann is a professional woodworker with tons of experience and he shares it with everyone. Also, it was over 7 hours of practice.
Dovetails with Japanese Tools
Reviewed by Avigdor O. on 8/20/2018
Dovetails with Japanese Tools
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/12/2018
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Mokuchi Woodworking Studio

Mokuchi is a composite of the Japanese word for wood, Moku, and the Chinese word, Chi, for the ancient Chinese concept of vital energy.

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