Mastering the Card Scraper

  • July 17, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • HatchSpace 22 High Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301



Beginners Welcome

Mastering the Card Scraper 

Learn to use the card scraper-- a simple, inexpensive tool which can produce consistent results with no dust and little fuss.  Tom Bodett will demonstrate when and how to use it, and how to keep it sharp.  You can reduce your sanding time by two-thirds while improving your results.

Each class member receives a card scraper, flat diamond stone, and burnishing tool to own. 

All materials provided. 

Saturday, July 17 from 9AM-11:30AM


Financial aid available upon request. Contact

Instructor: Tom Bodett

Tom is a writer, humorist, storyteller and lifelong carpenter and furniture maker. His love of woodworking and the 40 year pursuit of ever-elusive perfection have produced his most fulfilling creations. As he winds down his publishing and entertainment career the importance of craftsmanship, and the joy it adds to his life, compels him to make more dust and shelves and fewer dust-covered books on the shelf.

Refund Policy:

Full refunds or a class credit can be provided if you cancel at least 4 days before the start of the class by contacting HatchSpace at, by calling 802-257-3935, or in person. There are no refunds, transfers, make-ups or deferments for missed classes.

Cancellation Policy:

HatchSpace reserves the right to cancel any class for any reason. A class may be canceled in the event the minimum number of students for the class is not reached. In this case, registrants will receive a full refund or class credit, and notified by valid email provided at registration.

HatchSpace is a project of The Hatch, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization  •  Brattleboro, VT  •  •  (802) 257-3935
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