Make Your Own Hinged Box, June

06/30/2023 06:00 PM - 07/02/2023 04:00 PM ET


Make Your Own Hinged Box

Date: June 30 6PM-9PM & July 1 & 2 10AM-4PM
Instructors: Annie Raso
Class size: 5
Registration Deadline: June 19

Course Description:
In this course, students will learn how to cut and assemble a box with mitered corners and decorative spline joinery. In addition, students will also learn how to cut a lid from the box and use hand tools to mount brass hinges. Lastly, a lesson in finishing and some take-home finishing supplies will be provided.
Skills students will acquire through completion of this course: 
Cutting rabbets and dados with the dado blade
Cutting miters
Keyed miter joinery
Tongue and groove joinery
Mounting hinges
Sanding and finishing techniques

The Wooden Boat School was founded by the Hudson River Maritime Museum in 2015 to preserve the maritime craft traditions of the Hudson Valley and to teach a hands-on interpretation of the living history of the Hudson River. The school offers diverse curriculum and opportunities which inspire skills in woodworking, boat building, and maritime craft. Also available are restoration services for wooden boats. A class calendar and details can be found at


General Public: $234
Members at Individual Level: $210
Members at Household Level & Above: $198
Material Fee: $58 (will be included at checkout)

**Members must log into the museum website during registration to apply their discount. Please note membership must be current as of the date of the class. Call the museum at 845-338-0071 for questions about membership. 

Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be offered for cancellations that occur 30 days or more before a program's registration deadline (if no deadline, the first day of the program). Cancellations between 30 and 7 days will be offered a 50% refund or credit toward another class. Cancellations after the registration deadline or within 7 days of the first day of class (whichever comes first) will not be refunded.