May Meeting

Our May meeting presentation will be by Peter Korn who will tell the story of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, and offer some personal insights on the nature and rewards of craftsmanship.


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Dovetails with a Bandsaw class

This class will cover the fundamentals of dovetail layout, the construction of a good dovetail, and
cutting through dovetails (both the tails and the pins) using jigs on a bandsaw. Also to be
discussed will be the use of the hand saw when constructing the pins on half-lap dovetails
commonly used on drawers.

The class will be held June 12 from 12:30 to 4:30 at the Woodcraft classroom in Knoxville.

Introduction to Marquetry class

Denny Siemsen will conduct a class on marquetry techniques in veneer used in furniture. The
class is designed for the beginner and will not cover the intricacies used to construct
pictures. Denny participated in an ETWG workshop lead by Craig Stevens in which a short
presentation on the process was given. Denny has experimented with using the technique on
furniture, one piece of which he showed at our last woodworkers show (Nov. 2019). The majority
of the class time will consist of hands-on effort. Veneer will be supplied and no tools will be

The class will be held July 31 from 12:30 to 4:30 at the Woodcraft classroom in Knoxville. The
class will be limited to 8 students and a small charge (less than $5) may be assessed for the cost
of materials.