The Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts

Rob Scaffe: Woodworking

Rob Scaffe lives in Kingsport, Tennessee and specializes in┬áHandmade furniture, cabinets, millwork and general woodworking. Rob will be offering classes in beginning and advanced woodworking techniques, such as “Perfecting the Dovetail” “Crafting a Drawer” and more extensive projects such as a “Shaker Style Saturday Table” and a Shaker Style bin. Please let us know what you would be interested in taking and we can arrange potential shop dates with Rob and our shop Steward, Alex Todt.

Rob will also offer tutorial classes on various equipment such as the Table Saw, The Re-Saw, Lathe work as well as “How to Sharpen Your Tools” and general tool/equipment maintenance.


Shaker style chest. Size: 34.75″Wide X 15.25″Deep X 25.5″High.Cherry with natural shellac finish. Secondary wood, at back and drawer bodies is white pine. Traditional construction with pegged mortise and tenons, hand cut dovetails and floating breadboard ends at top. A very practical size and design, with drawer storage below and lockable chest above with a removable “till”. Chest sits in lower frame, so can be separated for transport.


A useful bin that can be hung on a wall or set on a countertop. Perfect for coffee pod storage, with a small drawer. Dovetails are hand cut. Made of Cherry with a natural finish. 11.25″ Wide X 8.5″ Deep X 15.5″ High.

Wall Clock made of Curly Maple. Natural Shellac finish. Traditional joinery with half blind dovetails at case. Mechanical movement with gong strike on the half hour and counts out the hours.

I would love to find out more about upcoming programs in my area(s) of interest.

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Upcoming Events

Mon 23

Quilt Guild Meeting

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed 25

Kiwanis Downtown Meeting

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu 26

Stand Up and Sketch Comedy Workshop

April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Organizers: Patrick Ford
and Derek Poston
Fri 27

Uncorked! for Mother’s Day

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Organizer: Catherine Schrenker
Fri 27


April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Organizer: Catherine Schrenker