Greene & Greene Details II

Darrell Peart


 
 

 

Class Description

It's the details that make a Greene & Greene piece. In this class Darrell Peart shares a set of details that will expand your bag of tricks. You will be better prepared to tackle Greene and Greene projects. This Greene and Greene Details II class further explores and expands your Greene and Greene vocabulary.

We will make two pulls in the class:

  • Blacker Triple Bar Pull (lower right photo) - each student will take home a CNC made jig for routing the bar cavities
  • Dowel and Block Pull (upper left photo) - this is a James Krenov pull that goes well with Greene and Greene designs

Using a table saw with a dado head we will make finger joints in two versions. This method will allow you to produce accurate tight joints with one set-up - no matter the drawer size.  Strategies for drawer construction will also be demonstrated.

  • Drawer Fingers (lower left photo)
  • Base Fingers (upper right photo)

Base Straps were used by Greene & Greene on the Ford Living Room Letter Case. It's a great detail for adding visual weight to a piece.

  • Base Straps ( upper right photo)

Ebony Plugs are ubiquitous in Greene and Greene designs and are also covered in the Details I class.

  • Ebony Plugs ( upper right & lower left photo)
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Tools

You'll need to bring the following:

  • Layout tools: Tape measure, a combination square, sharp pencil etc. 
  • 2 or 3 small chisels:   1/8" - 3/16" -  1/4" - 5/16" (Two Cherries is a good brand for these smaller chisels)
  • Block plane or small bench plane.

Besides bringing a notebook, feel free to bring along a camera to make a visual record of the jigs and setups that you use in class.

Come join us for two enjoyable days full of Greene and Greene woodworking!

Prerequisites

Note: This class is stand alone - it does not require you to have taken the Greene and Greene Details I class.

Class Information and Registration

Class starts at 9:00am on the first day.

Please read our What to Expect page for general information about the School.

Please also read our Registration Policy.

Class size: 14 (minimum enrollment 8)

Cost: $325

Materials Charge: $75

When you click on the Register link you will be able to register for the class or, if the class is full, sign up for the wait list.