Shaker-Style Carrier Workshop


*Please note date change from previously published date*

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9am–4pm

From large cupboards to small boxes, the Shakers are known for their sense of design, attention to detail, and orderliness.

Join internationally-known, master cabinetmaker Chris Becksvoort for this Shaker classic. Based on the original piece made by the Mount Lebanon Shakers around the year 1840, attendees will build a white pine Shaker carrier with center handle, four dovetailed corners and a quarter sawn bottom. This is a very useful carrier for tableware, mail and bills, or to organize small items around the house and shop. Knowledge of making a dovetail is required for this workshop. Materials will be provided.

Please bring: pencil, ruler, marking gauge, knife, dovetail marker or T-bevel, square, 1/4”, 3/8”, 1/2” & 3/4” chisel, mallet, dovetail saw and spokeshave. Class size: 8

Did you know that current members of The Friends of the Shakers receive $5 off each workshop? Sign up or renew today for your discount!

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