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Location:
Orange County
18 Kestler Ct
At Berme Rd
Port Jervis, New York 12771
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An additional $35 materials fee for shoji paper and wood will be required 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:

In this three day class, you will learn how to make a shoji (paper backed sliding screen) that is a classic functional and decorative detail in Japanese design. To accommodate apartment living and as a learning project, each participant will make a moderate size shoji, around 24”x24”. All of the same methods used in full size shojis, 36”x72”, will be used in the smaller version.  We will also cover design considerations, choice of wood, paper and joinery.

Prerequisites

Sharpening with Japanese Waterstones Introduction or some sharpening experience and one previous joinery class with Mokuchi or some joinery experience

Tools

An additional $35 materials fee for shoji paper and wood will be required for each student at time of class.

Required

  • 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)
  • Dozuki saw (Japanese backsaw)
  • Marking gauge
  • Square
  • Hammer
  • Pencil and eraser

Optional

  • Hand plane


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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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School: Mokuchi Woodworking Studio

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.

Mokuchi is a design/build studio that provides fine custom woodworking in the Japanese tradition. Pieces can be classically designed or modern interpretations with the...

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