Classes at Marc Adams School of Woodworking

Turned and Twisted with Alan Lacer & Michael Fortune

Dates: 4/5 - 4/6
Tool List: Click here for tool list

Cost: $350
Materials: $75
Deposit: $125

This is an opportunity to work with two individuals who are masters in their respective fields: Michael Fortune and Alan Lacer. In this weekend course participants will construct all the necessary parts to assemble a curved-back stool. The class will be divided each day, with half the class turning the legs and stretchers with Alan while the other half works with Michael to form the back and bracket pieces. The class is open to any level of woodworking skill but it is highly desirable to have some spindle-turning experience. This is an opportunity of a lifetime to spend a weekend with the two most popular instructors at the school--twisted, bent, and turned and sometimes a little warped.

Key Points:

Safe lathe practices
Tips and tricks for spindle duplication and turning long spindles
Facework turning to create the seat
Make bending fixtures & drilling jigs that simplify the process
Learn how to steam bend and vacuum form
How to join wood that is not square
Choosing adhesive
Clamping strategies for each of the bending techniques
Designing and executing a three-legged stool

There is a $45 annual registration fee that will be added to your the total amount of the class if this is the first class you are registering for this season.

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Public Registration begins December 1, 2014. Please check back then to register online.

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