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Woodworking & Furniturecraft

Green Wood Chair Making with Anders Lindberg

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Course Overview

North House is excited to welcome Swedish craftsman Anders Lindberg to campus as our featured guest instructor for Unplugged. Anders will teach a classic green woodworking project: this straight-back chair. Students will learn and use a variety of green woodworking skills to create an heirloom piece. With simple tools, students cleave, shape, and fit a combination a green and dry ash wood that allows for a no-glue assembly. Each student will produce a straight back chair with a woven seat of Danish paper cord or seagrass. Some previous experience in green woodworking is helpful but not required.


Tue, Sep 17th, 2019  –  Sun, Sep 22nd, 2019

Course Details

Length: 6 Days
Skill Levels: Intermediate to Advanced
Hours: 9am-5pm
Intergenerational age: N/A
Tuition: $600.00
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: Varies ($125 and up)


You will need the following tools for this class:

  • Mortise chisel (6-8mm)

Optional Tools

  • Drawknife
  • Shaving Horse
  • Sloyd knife
  • spokeshave
  • Bit brace and 16mm auger brace bit

More Information

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.

Meet the Instructor

North House Folk School photo of instructor, Anders Lindberg
Anders Lindberg
Gothenburg, Sweden

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Green Wood Chair Making with Anders Lindberg - 9/17/2019