Event Tag: chair

The Aldo Leopold Chair is a simple and sturdy design which he intended for outdoor use. These chairs have become quite famous and are used through out the US both inside and out. Our chairs will be made from Alaska spruce and a small hand full of screws and bolts. We will be using saws, planes, drills, sloyd knives, files, rasps and sandpaper. We will be learning sawing to a line, truing up saw cuts with a block plane, chamforing and assembly.

From a Birch Tree in the Woods to Your Dining Room (5 day course)
Make a post and rung chair from green wood (Alaska Birch) and weave the seat with birch bark. Learn an elegant and timeless method. Experience the pleasure of riving and shaping greenwood and watch it work for you as it dries and shrinks.