Leave the 21st century behind and step back in time to an era before electricity while taking part in a working class at the Andover Historical Society in the nearly 200 year old Amos Blanchard Barn. While listening to the hum of a handsaw cutting though air-dried lumber and the sound of a sharp plane shaving curls of wood from a board, pick up a 19th century plane or router and try your hand at traditional woodworking with expert craftsman Stephen Anthony. Feel the warmth of the wooden tools and the satisfaction of learning an old “new” skill this spring.Hand Planes & Wireless Routers is designed to meet the needs of woodworkers, from the novice looking for an introduction to traditional woodworking skills to the advanced craftsman. The small class size and location create unique learning opportunity. With instruction from expert craftsman, Stephen Anthony students can make a basic, introductory project, such as a foot stool or candle box, from pre-milled stock. Novices will learn from the instructor and the more advanced students as everyone gets to use the antique tools and machinery.Spring 2017 session:Saturdays March 11, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, with a make-up class April 29.9:00am to 12:00pmFee: $60 for members of the Andover Historical Society and $70 for non-members. Students receive a discounted rate of $40. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Call the Andover Historical Society at 978-475-2236 or visit the Society online at www.andoverhistorical.org/hand-planes.
When: Mar 25, 2017 9am to Mar 25, 2017 12pm in Andover, MA Cost: $60 members, $70 non-members, $40 students
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Andover, MA is a suburban community located 20 miles north of Boston at the intersection of I-495 and I-93. Because of Andover's convenient location it is home to many of the largest high tech firms. Among them are Hewlett-Packard, Raytheon, Digital and Gillette.
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