Woodworking & Carpentry Classes

We offer woodworking courses for nearly every craft in the field. From carpentry workshops to furniture making courses (and everything in between), you鈥檒l have opportunities to work on a variety of projects and structures. Specialized courses like Surface Texturing and Relief Carving offer intensive training in new skill areas. As always, we have courses for all skill levels鈥擶oodworking 101 is a perfect introduction for beginners.

Some of our classes include:

  • Woodworking 101
  • Fundamentals of Fine Woodworking
  • Fundamentals of Machine Woodworking
  • Introduction to Bowl Turning
  • Spoon Carving
  • Introduction to the Router
  • Turning for Furniture Makers and Spindle Turning
  • Flat-Edge Tool Sharpening
  • Historic Timber Framing
  • Window Sash Restoration
  • Framing Intensive
  • Introduction to Drywall
  • Interior Trim
  • Introduction to SketchUp
  • Cabinet Building & Installation
  • Traditional Woodcarving, Relief Carving, Chip Carving, and Letter Carving
  • Handcut Dovetails
  • Decorative Inlay & Marquetry
  • Picture Frames
  • Cutting Board & Rolling Pins
  • End-Grain Cuttings Boards
  • Shaker Boxes, Wall Shelves, and Nightstands
  • Windsor Chair Making
  • Three-Month Furniture Making Intensive


Read our FAQs, or contact our Community Education staff at 617-227-0155 or ce@nbss.edu.