Thanks for Your Interest in Apprenticeship

Shannon RogersApprentice Wrangler

I appreciate you taking the time to fill out the Apprentice Assessment. I look forward to giving you a peek at how Apprenticeship might work for you.  I try hard to return every assessment within 24-48 hours.  In the meantime here is some of the other cool stuff available through The Hand Tool School.

Semesters

Build Your Fundamental Hand Tool Skills& Make Yourself a Better WoodworkerSemester 1 is an introductory hand tool woodworking online course and assumes no prior woodworking experience.  It will take a small kit of tools and…

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Throw Your Woodworking a CurveSemester 2 represents another step forward in our hand tool journey. After a whirlwind tour of basic milling and joinery it is time to think outside the straight lines and add…

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Let's Build Some Stuff!!Semester 3 is all about slowing down on the new techniques and spending some time cementing the basics covered in semesters 1 and 2 by building. There may be some shop aid…

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Compound Joinery, Carving, & ResawingSemester 4 jumps forwards again in our exploration of hand tool techniques with 2 great new projects. This semester will be an introduction to compound joinery, basic carving, and a detailed…

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Stretch Out those Legs, We're Gonna Turn!There are so many great furniture projects out there that have turned elements. These round sections can be done by hand using chisels and spokeshaves, but nothing beats a…

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Production Pricing $150purchase at the lower rate and watch as I build and upload videos, regular rate will be $200 upon completionSign Me Up!lorem ipsum dolorBuild an Entire Guest Bedroom SuiteIn keeping with my philosophy…

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Looking for a Place to Start Your Hand Tool Journey?Orientation covers the basics.  I mean the fundamental basics.  This course is the product of running this school for 7 years and seeing where new woodworkers…

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Beginning Woodworking Projects for Hand ToolsThe Orientation semester covered the basics and helped you get your shop established.  Now it is time to put that workbench, tools, and skill to use and make something that…

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Projects

Turned Legs, Inlaid Banding, Tricky Internal Construction, Lots 'o FunFull Video Instructions plus so much more...Sketch Up ModelPDF TemplatesMagazine Style Process Document detailing each stepParts ListHand Tool School Community AccessThe Hand Tool School Tool Library…

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A Close Look into the Design Process and Lots of Sliding Dovetails and VeneeringThis tall chest is traditionally known as a Lingerie Chest.  The tall, single column of drawers is the hallmark of the Lingerie…

Workbench Plans & Video Instructions plus much more...Sketch Up ModelMagazine Style Process Document detailing each stepParts ListHand Tool School Community AccessThe Hand Tool School Tool Library & Sharpening ContentEnroll for $38/moget access to EVERYTHING in…

Want to Improve Your Hand Cut Dovetailing?  This Blanket Chest is For YouFull Video Instructions plus so much more...Sketch Up ModelPDF TemplatesMagazine Style Process Document detailing each stepParts ListHand Tool School Community AccessThe Hand Tool…

Simple Joinery Yet High Style Challenge and AppearanceThis mirror is based on the Colonial Neat & Plain style and could be called Queen Anne Style but with the more ornately veneered fretwork and complex moulding…

This Compact Workbench Could be Dubbed"The Apartment Workbench"Perfect for the small wood shop, this bench is compact yet stable.  It can be knocked down for easy transport in the car or just outside on that…

Enroll for $38/moget access to EVERYTHING in the schoolJust the Pedestal Table for $60get just this project to watch onlineAn Icon of Beautiful Design with Lots of ChallengesThis little table is an exercise is restrained…

Enroll for $38/moget access to EVERYTHING in the schoolJust the Bed for $80get just this Project to watch onlineA Classic 4 Poster Bed with a Contemporary FeelBuild a queen sized four poster bed. This design…