Students become familiar with complex molding planes & learn how their intricate blade shapes & profiles evolved over the 18th & early 19th centuries. Proper sharpening, cleaning, & tuning techniques are taught. Attendees make moldings & learn how to properly install the trim work on the exterior windows of Eastfield’s Meetinghouse.
Please note this class runs approximately from 9AM - 5PM. (Subject to Instructor Discretion)
INTRODUCTION TO MOLDING HANDPLANES
Robert Adam is the founder & former department chair of Preservation Carpentry, North Bennet Street School, Boston MA. He is a working craftsman & consultant to preservation projects & museums. William McMillen is the retired Supervisor of Restoration at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island NY, & consults with numerous historic sites & museums.
Due to limited seating, we request that you cancel at least 2 weeks notice before the scheduled class in order to receive a full refund. This gives us the opportunity to fill the class. You may cancel by phone or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org