Guild of Oregon Woodworkers

7634 SW 34th Avenue Portland, OR 97219

Border Carving with Chuck Rinehart 19-1

  • 11 Apr 2019
  • 25 Apr 2019
  • 3 sessions
  • 11 Apr 2019, 12:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • 18 Apr 2019, 12:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • 25 Apr 2019, 12:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • Multnomah Art Center - Classroom 7
  • 2


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Border Carving with Chuck Rinehart 19-1

A White Card is Not Required

Prior Carving Experience Required


If this class is full, please add yourself to the Waitlist so we can notify you about the next class.

This is a three session class to carve a specific border design, which will train you to find, adapt and carve your own pattern an enhancement to furniture or a decorative border in your house.

The class is intended for those who have completed Chuck's Introduction class, or have equivalent experience, tools and sharpening basics.  If in doubt, contact the class coordinator. Homework is expected.

Chuck Rinehart has been woodworking for 60 years and the last 25 have included an extensive background in Classical Carving.  This class sequence will be a hands-on opportunity to be guided by an expert.  Chuck has taught this class in Rochester, NY before moving to Portland in 2017.

The class is limited to six students because there is a lot of personal supervision and limited bench space.

The Guild owns ome carving tools from an estate and some might be available for rental to augment your own set.

The four hours per session over three sessions will give you time to carve and experience a variety of techniques.  Most of the class is you carving, with some demonstrations.

You should plan to arrive about 11:30 AM to help setup, EXCEPT FOR THE FIST class, then show up at noon.  You will be expected to do carving between sessions.  

Students should plan to bring a snack; lunch will not be provided, but there will be drinks.

The class coordinator is Heidi McNamee, 503-317-8939 (text and cell); contact her for any questions.  Backup is Larry Wade, 503-312-7745.

In order to complete your registration payment must be made quickly, preferably online when registering, but no later than 7 days. Please go online and use PayPal or Visa, and if mailing a check make it to the order of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers. Reference the class title on the memo line (especially the date code at the end, 19-1) and mail it to: GOOW-Registrar, C/O Julie Niemeyer, 20282 SW Inglis Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007

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