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Handcrafting Furniture

Handcrafting Furniture

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

My husband, Tom, is a self-taught woodworker with a deep respect for the furniture craftsmen of the 17th and 18th centuries. Their knowledge of form, balance, joinery and wood movement is evident in the pieces of fine furniture that still exist today. The clean line of the Shaker form inspires his designs, creating pieces with a modern flair and sized proportionally for today's needs. He uses only…
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What we’ll do

You will be provided unique access to Tom's 900' shop, that is located on our property in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin where he handcrafts furniture made from solid wood. Why are some pieces of furniture so appealing, elegant, and well made? Design is a factor, but so are the many choices the maker chooses, which techniques, joints, woods, and details. We will explore this building process, looking at…

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Water

What to bring

Casual Dress
Comfortable Shoes

Where you'll be

We will conduct our workshop in our 900' shop which is 50' from our home, on 2.2 acres in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. It's a special place to see and experience.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
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workshop
Handcrafting Furniture
New experience
From $40/person
New experience
From $40/person