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MacLachlan Woodworking Museum

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2993 Highway 2, East
Kingston, Ontario K7L 5H6 Canada
613-542-0543

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May 2017

Museum is Open May 2

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The museum opens for the 2017 season on May 2.  Our permanent exhibits explore such topics as the versatility of wood as a material, the nature of tool collecting, and how our use of wood has evolved with time.  This season, One Degree of Separation invites us to open our mind and explore the hidden correlation between unlikely artifacts.

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$70.00

Paddle Making

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Using traditional woodworking tools and techniques, make a summer staple: a paddle! Just in time for paddling season, learn how to make your own custom paddle using traditional woodworking tools and techniques. You’ll be out on that water in no time! Note: Lunch is not supplied, but picnics are welcome. This is an all ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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June 2017
$35.00

Bread Boards and More

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Finding unique wood transformed into functional pieces such as Cutting Boards, Bread Boards, Cheese Platters can be costly. So why not make your own? This introductory level course will teach you how to use hand tools to create a personalized,  food safe board you’ll be proud to show off. Age: 15 yrs and up

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$55.00

Adirondak Chairs

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Build your own iconic summer chair by hand at our most popular workshop! You will learn how to shape the pieces using hand planes and spoke shaves. You’ll paint your chair and take it home to enjoy your most relaxing summer yet! Pieces will be roughly shaped ahead of time, but you will do all the required assembly and final polishing yourself! This is an all ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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$55.00

Build Your Own Toy Box

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Create the ultimate (and most secure) toy box ever at this all ages workshop. You’ll learn all about reading plans, taking measurements, and how to use basic hand tools. This is the ideal box for anyone looking to protect their most prized possessions from nosy siblings. You’ll attach a lock to your box and funky rope handles for easy mobility. All ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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July 2017
$55.00

Adirondack Chairs

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Build your own iconic summer chair by hand at our most popular workshop! You will learn how to shape the pieces using hand planes and spoke shaves. You’ll paint your chair and take it home to enjoy your most relaxing summer yet! Pieces will be roughly shaped ahead of time, but you will do all the required assembly and final polishing yourself! This is an all ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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$80.00

Adirondack Chair

July 15 @ 10:00 am

A summertime staple. No cottage or campfire is complete without the Adirondack chair. Shape all the pieces required to assemble the chair. Using traditional hand tools and methods you will create and paint a chair of your own from start to finish. This is an all ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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$45.00

Sword and Shield

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Childhood dreams are coming true! Design and shape your own sword and shield to protect yourself! Jake Hodgson of the Kingston Broadsword Academy will teach fledgling sword masters how to use them. Workshop participants will learn ever important sword safety and basic sword techniques.  Get ready for the (timeless) time of your life! This is an all ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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$45.00

Sword and Shield

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Childhood dreams are coming true! Design and shape your own sword and shield to protect yourself! Jake Hodgson of the Kingston Broadsword Academy will teach fledgling sword masters how to use them. Workshop participants will learn ever important sword safety and basic sword techniques.  Get ready for the (timeless) time of your life! All ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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August 2017
$55.00

Adirondack Chairs

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Build your own iconic summer chair by hand at our most popular workshop! You will learn how to shape the pieces using hand planes and spoke shaves. You’ll paint your chair and take it home to enjoy your most relaxing summer yet! Pieces will be roughly shaped ahead of time, but you will do all the required assembly and final polishing yourself! This is an all ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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$80.00

Adirondack Chair

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A summertime staple. No cottage or campfire is complete without the Adirondack chair. Shape all the pieces required to assemble the chair. Using traditional hand tools and methods you will create and paint a chair of your own from start to finish. This is an all ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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$80.00

Adirondack Chair

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A summertime staple. No cottage or campfire is complete without the Adirondack chair. Shape all the pieces required to assemble the chair. Using traditional hand tools and methods you will create and paint a chair of your own from start to finish. This is an all ages workshop (14 yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult).

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