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Japanese Timber Frame Workshop

Mokuchi Woodworking Studio

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Highlights

In this 5 days Posts and beams workshop you will learn about, large scale joinery layout and cutting, proportioning, center line layout and cutting sequence. Grain orientation as well as gable roof layout will also be covered. Lots of hands on cutting time! We will be crafting a 6′ x 12′ structure using timbers of various species. Mortices and tenons of various kind as well housed sliding dovetails, kanawa and shachi will be the joinery employed.

Workshop will assemble the structure on the last day of class.

Prerequisites

  • Sharpening or some sharpening experience

Recommended

  • One joinery class, preferably Mortice and Tenon or similar experience

Tools

Required (Basic Tool List)

  • Japanese sharpening combination water stone 1000/6000 grit
  •  1/2”(12mm) and 1″ (24mm) bench chisel (Japanese preferred )
  • Japanese saw 240mm and 270mm ryoba style
  • Medium hammer 570gr/20oz
  • 2-3 sheets 220 wet dry sand paper
  • Japanese square (sashigane)
  • Pencil, square, old towel or large rag.

Optional (Ideal Tool List)

  • Japanese sharpening water stone 1000-1200 grit
  • Japanese sharpening water stone 3000-4000 grit
  • Japanese sharpening water stone 6000-10 000 grit
  •  1/2″ ,1” and one larger 1 1/2″-2″ Japanese timber chisels
  •  1/2” as well as 1″ or larger Japanese push/paring chisel
  • Japanese smoothing or block plane 48mm
  • Japanese scraper plane (tachiganna) 42mm or 48mm
  • Japanese saw 240mm and 270mm ryoba style
  • Japanese saw 240mm crosscut dozuki (backsaw)
  • Japanese saw 300mm kataba  (single side) tatebiki (rip)
  • Japanese saw 300mm kataba  (single side) yokobiki (crosscut)
  • Medium Japanese hammer 570-670gr
  • Small Japanese hammer 225gr
  • 2-3 sheets 220 wet dry sand paper
  • Beveled straight edge
  • Japanese square (sashigane)
  • Standard square

Class Starting Tuesday, April 28

5 sessions

  • Tuesday, April 28, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Wednesday, April 29, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Thursday, April 30, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Friday, May 01, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Saturday, May 02, 9:00AM- 6:00PM

Class Starting Tuesday, June 09

5 sessions

  • Tuesday, June 09, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Wednesday, June 10, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Thursday, June 11, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Friday, June 12, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Saturday, June 13, 9:00AM- 6:00PM

The class identified is made available through CourseHorse, a 3rd party marketplace for Woodworking classes and more. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the merchant, Mokuchi Woodworking Studio, in connection with this offer. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to CourseHorse will be directed back to Groupon.

What You'll Get

In this 5 days Posts and beams workshop you will learn about, large scale joinery layout and cutting, proportioning, center line layout and cutting sequence. Grain orientation as well as gable roof layout will also be covered. Lots of hands on cutting time! We will be crafting a 6′ x 12′ structure using timbers of various species. Mortices and tenons of various kind as well housed sliding dovetails, kanawa and shachi will be the joinery employed.

Workshop will assemble the structure on the last day of class.

Prerequisites

  • Sharpening or some sharpening experience

Recommended

  • One joinery class, preferably Mortice and Tenon or similar experience

Tools

Required (Basic Tool List)

  • Japanese sharpening combination water stone 1000/6000 grit
  •  1/2”(12mm) and 1″ (24mm) bench chisel (Japanese preferred )
  • Japanese saw 240mm and 270mm ryoba style
  • Medium hammer 570gr/20oz
  • 2-3 sheets 220 wet dry sand paper
  • Japanese square (sashigane)
  • Pencil, square, old towel or large rag.

Optional (Ideal Tool List)

  • Japanese sharpening water stone 1000-1200 grit
  • Japanese sharpening water stone 3000-4000 grit
  • Japanese sharpening water stone 6000-10 000 grit
  •  1/2″ ,1” and one larger 1 1/2″-2″ Japanese timber chisels
  •  1/2” as well as 1″ or larger Japanese push/paring chisel
  • Japanese smoothing or block plane 48mm
  • Japanese scraper plane (tachiganna) 42mm or 48mm
  • Japanese saw 240mm and 270mm ryoba style
  • Japanese saw 240mm crosscut dozuki (backsaw)
  • Japanese saw 300mm kataba  (single side) tatebiki (rip)
  • Japanese saw 300mm kataba  (single side) yokobiki (crosscut)
  • Medium Japanese hammer 570-670gr
  • Small Japanese hammer 225gr
  • 2-3 sheets 220 wet dry sand paper
  • Beveled straight edge
  • Japanese square (sashigane)
  • Standard square

Class Starting Tuesday, April 28

5 sessions

  • Tuesday, April 28, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Wednesday, April 29, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Thursday, April 30, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Friday, May 01, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Saturday, May 02, 9:00AM- 6:00PM

Class Starting Tuesday, June 09

5 sessions

  • Tuesday, June 09, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Wednesday, June 10, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Thursday, June 11, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Friday, June 12, 9:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Saturday, June 13, 9:00AM- 6:00PM

The class identified is made available through CourseHorse, a 3rd party marketplace for Woodworking classes and more. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the merchant, Mokuchi Woodworking Studio, in connection with this offer. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to CourseHorse will be directed back to Groupon.

The Fine Print

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  • ALL SALES FINAL.
  • Must be 18 or older to attend
  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged, altered, or redeemed for other dates, but may send a friend in place.
  • Must present CourseHorse confirmation email upon arrival.
  • Purchaser name must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with CourseHorse and course provider for purposes of order fulfillment.
  • Groupon voucher Terms of Sale and Extraordinary Event Policy do not apply.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
  • Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.
  • Note, additional equipment or materials may be required or included in purchase price, see course description for details.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

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