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Marc Adams School of Woodworking The Premier Woodworking School in North America

Our 21st Season Marches On!

We are thrilled to continue our 21st season of providing you with the finest in hands-on woodworking education. This season promises to bring a stimulating line-up of woodworking classes and workshops, taught by the very best woodworkers the world has to offer, in the very best equipped facilities in North America.

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The month of August marches on and with it comes two more opportunities to heighten your skills. In our Outpost is"Decorative Veneering with Bill Hull."This class begins with a radial match project with crossbanding, curved inlay and waterfall edging. From there Bill's students will be shown how to successfully make mosaic detailing and basket weave patterns. They will also be learning freehand cutting, stringing and forming complex curves to create stunning design opportunities for their next veneering project!

Meanwhile, in our back benchroom we are pleased to welcome Michael Fortune back to teach the first week of his signature two-week "Apprenticeship with Michael Fortune"class. This class is an opportunity to advance your technical knowledge by experimenting with woodworking techniques that will be new to most students. Some of the topics Michael will cover include: vacuum forming, strip laminating, hot pipe bending, steam bending, and jig construction to accommodate irregular shapes (to name just a few). There will also be discussions on design, model making, tools, joinery and shaping. Anyone who has had a class with Michael knows that this group of students is in for the woodworking experience of their lives!

Just another typical week here at Marc Adams School of Woodworking!


Filling Pores with Mitch Kohanek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first step to a mirror-like finish on your next woodworking project is to properly fill the pores in the wood. Expert finisher, Mitch Kohanek, demonstrates just how that's done in our latest installment from the Marc Adams School of Woodworking.

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Masters

Masters

MASW has an incredibly strong teacher base which gives our program diversity and depth. Students that pursue our Master's designation are assured of receiving a well rounded education by teachers that make their living as Master woodworkers. Read More

Fellowship

Fellowship

The Michael Fortune Fellowship program picks up where the Master's program leaves off and is open to all who have completed their Masters designation. This program leads the student towards a profession or a passionate avocation as a respected woodworker. Read More

Wood Turning

Wood Turning

Working closely with program director Alan Lacer, MASW has created this unique opportunity for wood turners to challenge yourselves and broaden your woodturning skills while exploring a the wide array of different techniques that is woodturning. Read More

Weekend Workshops

Weekend Workshops

Super weekend specials are designed to give you an opportunity to spend the weekend with one of the masters in the field of woodworking. Classes are scheduled just Saturday or Sunday or both Saturday and Sunday. Read More