5212 Pulaski Ave.
Philadelphia, Pa. 19144
Philadelphia Furniture Workshop

The Table Saw
The Table Saw


Basic Woodworking Class for the Beginner

Instructor: Mario Rodriguez/Alan Turner
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (day)
Maximum Class Size: Approximately 12

By popular demand PFW is now offering a two weekend course in the basics of woodworking. Infour days you will:
-- Learn the safe operation of stationary woodworking machines;
-- Be able to effectively use and maintain basic hand tools;
-- Learn to mill rough hardwood stock (the importance of "flat, square and parallel");
-- Understand the nature of wood movement and basic furniture design principles; and
-- Build a trestle base coffee table of solid hardwood using traditional joinery techniques



The photograph shows a table in walnut; for the course we will be using Pennsylvania Black Cherry.

Course fee (including materials) $725

Here is the tool list.

There are three ways to register for this class.
• One can click on the sign up button below.
• Give us a call at 215-849-5174.
• Send us an email and we will forward the registration materials.


  • February 25-26, and March 11-12, 2017 -
    two weekends
  • July 10, 11, 12, 13, 2017 - 4 days