As of Monday, March 23, all classes will be taught remotely through the end of the semester. Read the full update. Summer 2020 online classes are now available for registration. We will be adding more regularly, so keep checking for updates. It is our hope to have the entire Summer 2020 class schedule available for registration in early to mid April.

Ellen Kaspern

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DMC D004

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Saturday and Sunday



Open up your object-making possibilities by mastering the miter in this 2-day class. Using various materials, such as solid- and plywood, students learn box construction and explore several methods for cutting miters on different machinery. Also covered are techniques for gluing and finishing the boxes by adding strength to the mitered joints. Furniture makers, object makers, curious wood workers are all welcome, from beginner to experienced.

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Ellen Kaspern is the owner of Ellen Kaspern Design, a custom furniture and design company.  She teaches furniture making and woodworking at the North Bennet Street School in Boston where she is an adjunct instructor in their Cabinet & Furniture Making program and a woodworking instructor in the Continuing Education program. She teaches woodworking techniques … Read more