NOTE: Our SUMMER PROGRAM for CHILDREN is canceled, along with all SUMMER and FALL In-House classes.

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Handmade Long Bow 1S20 CANCELED

Make an American version of a traditional English long bow from a laminated blank of flat and quarter-sawn ash. Start with a review of shop safety and operation of basic power tools, wood selection and project layout. Make your own bowstring on a string maker’s jig. Leave the second class with enough information to finish the final shaping process at home before test-firing your bow at a certified archery range in Milton, MA. All levels welcome. Limit 10 students

Julio Fuentes

Julio Fuentes

Julio Fuentes designs and creates laminated jewelry and other fine objects out of wood and other materials. The beer taps he designed and created are in use at Turtle Swamp Brewing in Jamaica Plain.

Julio also leads home improvement workshops for North Bennet Street School in conjunction with Boston’s Dept. of Neighborhood Development. For 15 years, he worked as Construction Supervisor at The Classic Group (Burlington, MA), a design-build firm focusing on high-end construction and remodeling. He now manages projects for Adams + Beasley Associates, Custom Builders. He has has been Scoutmaster and Cub Scout Den Leader in West Roxbury since 2004.

He is a graduate of the Preservation Carpentry Program at North Bennet Street School.

Materials & Tools:

$30 materials fee payable in class

All materials provided in class