We kick off our "Ripple Effect" year with this 100% charitable class as the Brothers from St. Thomas and the alumni of the school pitch in to make the pews for for their new seminary. Ten thousand board feet of solid Ash and lots of hard work payed off with classic pews that will last for hundreds of years and many special memories.
Our 2016 season begins with a bang as Marc's students chop out their first dovetails in our signature Joinery class. Before it's over, cutting dovetails will be easy... along with a host of other furniture-ready joints!
Noted tool maker, Kevin Glen Drake bring his knowledge Krenovian handplanes to bear as he leads his class through the process of making and tuning these iconic planes. Each student left with new planes and knowledge to use them effectively!
Michael Fortune brings his design expertise to the table this week as his students design and prototype their own personal visions of the perfect table. Michael lends a hand to help refine them and devise the best way to realize that vision.
Alan Lacer is a veteran in the woodturning community and so it's no surprise that he's got another sold-out class of students waiting for their first introduction to the world of round woodworking. Alan doesn't disappoint with spindle, bowl and box making on the list of subjects...
Marc always ends the season as we begin it each year - with our renowned joinery class. Another group of participants masters joinery and they leave for the winter, knowing that they can tackle any joint they need to cut.