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Woodworking: Mid-century Modern Furniture

A course by Tyler Shaheen , Furniture Designer and Maker

Furniture Designer and Maker. New Albany, United States.
Joined May 2022

Master woodworking skills, design and build your own furniture.

  • Best seller
  • 89% positive reviews (9)
  • 2232 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Master woodworking skills, design and build your own furniture.

A course by Tyler Shaheen

Discover the art of crafting exquisite wooden furniture in this online course led by Tyler Shaheen, a seasoned furniture designer and maker. Throughout this journey into woodworking, you'll explore the creative process of designing and building your own furniture pieces. This course isn't just about crafting furniture; it's about unleashing your creativity through the medium of wood.

Tyler will walk you through the fundamentals of Mid-century modern furniture design, offering insights into the intricacies of this timeless style. From there, you'll embark on an immersive journey, learning to design and build a Mid-century modern nightstand from scratch. Beyond woodworking skills, you'll gain valuable knowledge on cabinet construction, drawer assembly, finishing techniques, and template routing. As the course unfolds, Tyler will also share his expertise on effectively showcasing your work on social media and even selling your creations online.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 23 downloads

Collecting Ideas
4 minutes, 34 seconds
Designing the Piece
15 minutes, 8 seconds
Tools and Materials
16 minutes, 31 seconds
Building the Cabinet 1
19 minutes, 13 seconds
Building the Base 1
19 minutes, 19 seconds
  • 89% positive reviews (9)
  • 2232 students
  • 16 lessons (3h 23m)
  • 23 additional resources (8 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

In this course, your final project is to build a modern Mid-century nightstand using readily available materials. Throughout the lessons, you'll learn the skills necessary to craft this stylish and functional piece of furniture. Tyler's guidance will ensure that you not only complete your nightstand, but do so with a sense of pride and accomplishment, ready to take on more complex woodworking projects.

Who is this online course for?

This course is tailored for creative individuals seeking to explore the art of woodworking and furniture design. Whether you're a beginner with a budding interest in crafting wooden pieces or an experienced woodworker looking to delve into the Mid-century modern style, this course offers valuable insights. It's designed for those who want to transform their design ideas into tangible, functional furniture while also learning how to effectively showcase their work on social media.

Requirements and materials

To make the most of this course, you'll need a basic understanding of working with power tools. Some prior experience with woodworking equipment will be helpful. As for materials, you'll require readily available wood and tools commonly used in woodworking projects. Tyler Shaheen will guide you through the specific requirements and materials in the course, ensuring you have everything you need to embark on this creative woodworking journey.


2232 Students
9 Reviews
89% Positive ratings
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Tyler Shaheen

A course by Tyler Shaheen

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Furniture Designer and Maker

Tyler Shaheen is not just a craftsman; he's a creator of functional art. With a background in crafting exquisite furniture and a passion for woodworking, Tyler has made a name for himself in the world of Mid-century modern design. Self-taught and driven by his love for crafting, Tyler's journey is an inspiring one. His woodworking content on social media has not only garnered a significant following but has also led to collaborations with renowned brands.

Tyler believes in the meditative power of working with one's hands, and this passion shines through in his unique, simple yet elegant furniture designs. Through this course, he shares his hard-earned knowledge, empowering aspiring woodworkers to embark on their creative journeys, one piece of art at a time.


  • U1


    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Material Preparation and Tools

    • Collecting Ideas
    • Preparing to Create Your Design
    • Designing the Piece
  • U3

    Building the Piece: A Night Stand

    • Tools and Materials
    • Breaking Down and Milling Materials
    • Building the Cabinet 1
    • Building the Cabinet 2
    • Building the Base 1
    • Building the Base 2
    • Building and Installing the Drawer Box 1
    • Building and Installing the Drawer Box 2
    • Sanding and Finishing
  • U4

    What's Next?

    • Sharing Your Work on Social Media
    • Selling Your Pieces
  • FP

    Final project

    • Woodworking: Mid-century Modern Furniture

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Woodworking: Mid-century Modern Furniture. Craft course by Tyler Shaheen Best seller

Woodworking: Mid-century Modern Furniture

A course by Tyler Shaheen
Furniture Designer and Maker. New Albany, United States.
Joined May 2022
  • 89% positive reviews (9)
  • 2232 students