Foundations of Woodworking: Basic Joinery - Session A - Fall 2023

09/19/2023 06:00 PM - 09/21/2023 09:00 PM ET








The Wooden Boat School's Foundations of Woodworking series of classes provides practicing and aspiring woodworkers with the fundamental knowledge and best practices that are essential for the craft of woodworking. In this fourth course of the series, students will be introduced to joinery, using hand tools to create half lap, mortise and tenon, and box joints. A limited class size ensures all students will gain hands-on experience in the fundamentals of joinery.

This three-day class takes place in the shop at the HRMM Wooden Boat School located at 86 Rondout Landing in Kingston's historic Rondout district.

Dates: September 19, 20, and 21, 6 - 9 PM
Instructor: Wayne Ford
Class Size (max.): 6
Prerequisites: Machine, Power Tool & Shop Safety
Registration Deadline: September 12, 2023

General Public: $235
Member at Individual Level: $215
Member at Household Level & Above: $200

NOTE: 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. 

Instructor: Wayne Ford is a master woodworker and shipwright with extensive timber framing experience. He teaches a wide range of woodworking classes, YouthBoat boatbuilding, timber framing, and special project classes at the Wooden Boat School.

Location: Hudson River Maritime Museum
Wooden Boat School
86 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401

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 crafts. Restoration services for wooden boats are also available.