Hands-on Finishing with Mitch Kohanek {July '14]

Mitch Kohanek is a true genius when it comes to creating the perfect finish. This week, he packs a lifetime of experience into 5 short days, but with plenty of hands-on time everyone comes away with a working knowledge to apply to their next project.

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Marquetry with Marc Adams [July '14]

Our own marquetry expert, Marc Adams, initiates another class in the mysteries of making "pictures in wood".

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Weekend of 7/26/2014

This weekend we hosted Mike Pekovich, of Fine Woodworking Magazine fame, teaching a one-day workshop on "Essential Bench Jigs" while Marc Adams leads a group through "Basic Veneering". Either way you slice it, it's bound to be a good time for all!

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Fine Cabinetmaking with Mike Pekovich

This week we welcome Mike Pekovich, of Fine Woodworking Magazine, to the instructor's bench. His students got a week long lesson in right way to approach case, door and drawer construction. Along the way, they learned fast and efficient dovetail construction and how to combine machine and handwork to produce work of the highest quality in the most efficient manner. Oh, and they built this sweet wall cabinet, too!!

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Weekend of 7/19/2014

This weekend we got to welcome the kids back to the workshop with John Morgan and "Whirligig Magic: Parent & Child Woodworking". Meanwhile, in the back machine room we were pleased to host Brian Sedgeley and "Festool System Essentials."

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Cabinets for the Home, Shop or Office with Gary Striegler [July '14]

This class is always a favorite at the school. Even if you think you know how a woodworker should build cabinetry, Gary will show you tricks you never even though of. The students got to see why Gary Striegler is often called the poster child for Fine Homebuilding Magazine as they built every conceivable type of cabinetry in just 5 short days!

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