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Old 05-31-2010, 03:29 PM  
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Default I'm lookin for classes in furniture making

I've checked online for classes that will teach me furniture building basics. I cannot find any near my area of Vancouver BC.

I don't find that videos or books are that easy to understand as I am a more hands on approach type of person.

I just want to replicate some of the simpler stuff I see in stores.

If anyone can direct me to a source where a dummy like me can learn I would be grateful.



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have you tried searching in YouTube for some tutorial videos?



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Thanks. I will give that a go. Much prefer someone in person to teach me but I'll try with a simple project to see how adept I am.

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Try goggling basic furniture building classes, Vancouver,BC and you should see several classes that are available. You might contact Graham or Daryl In Nanoose ( I think hes in Vaancouver), Graham has a sticky thread at the top, he might be able to direct you to someone in your area.

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Try goggling basic furniture building classes, Vancouver,BC and you should see several classes that are available. You might contact Graham or Daryl In Nanoose ( I think hes in Vaancouver), Graham has a sticky thread at the top, he might be able to direct you to someone in your area.
Thanks so much for the google suggestion. Found a great plan for a headboard. Didn't see any classes in my area.

Excuse my ignorance, but what is a sticky thread?
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for a great online resource check out The Wood Whisperer Woodworking Video Podcast and Blog

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Thanks so much for the google suggestion. Found a great plan for a headboard. Didn't see any classes in my area.

Excuse my ignorance, but what is a sticky thread?
A sticky threadf is one that Admins or mods have "stickied" So it remains at the top of a page regardless of the last time it was posted in.

He's talking about contacting

http://www.houserepairtalk.com/f6/shortcuts-9310/

Graham is a good guy and should point you in the right direction.
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are you interested in making adirondack chairs?



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