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Make a Modern Windsor Rocking Chair with Luke Barnett

  • Sam Beauford Woodshop 1375 N. Main St Adrian, MI, 49221 United States (map)

7 Days: Monday, Jan 20th - Sunday, Jan 26th 

8 AM- 6 PM 

Instructor: Luke Barnett

$1400 Tuition

Location: Sam Beauford Woodshop (Building #41)

Ages 16 & Up

Build a Modern Windsor Rocking Chair with Chairmaker Luke A. Barnett. Students will join us for a 1 week class. We will start with logs on Monday morning and finish with a rocking chair on Sunday. Students will learn how to obtain and choose the ideal logs for a chair. Student will learn how to rive the logs to get perfect straight grained lumber. We will steam bend the spindles, back posts, and crest. We will learn how to build a kiln and control the moisture content in the wood to get the best out of it. We will sculpt the arms and carve the seat. This is a hand tool intensive class. There will likely be additional hours needed during this class, expect to work late some days. 

If you have any questions, please contact Luke Barnett at (517) 902-8383 or

Minimum 4 Students, Maximum 6

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