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Hands on Desk Set Class

You will be able to design and make desk sets like these and others after taking this class.  We will cover what size should the set be, for a small desk, a large desk and a very small corner desks.  Besides covering basic safety and techniques using tools, we will cover the following:

  1. Designing desk pen sets
  2. Selecting wood
  3. Cutting wood [for solid wood pen set]
  4. Ripping wood [for laminated pen set]
  5. Inlaying designs with the router
  6. Inlaying design using plugs
  7. Cutting and laminating designs with curved lines
  8. Gluing [ if lamination involved]
  9. Routing profile on edges
  10. Cutting irregular shape or turning wood [for clock insert]
  11. Attaching turned or irregular shaped wood for clock insert
  12. Sanding and spray finishing
  13. Finishing the finish with steel wool and wax
  14. Attaching funnels for pens

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