Making a 18th Century Workbench with Christopher Schwarz

When it comes to workbench construction of any period, there's no better authority than Christopher Schwarz. When constructing your own bench, there's no better way than as a team effort in a fully equipped shop. This week we combine the two and the results are off the charts!

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Traditional Woodworking with Chris Gochnour

This week Chris Gochnour is here to show his class why, even in modern times, a working knowledge of hand tools is indispensable. Take a peek and see his class in action as they create a classic chest using only the most basic hand tools!

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Woodturning II: the Next Level with Lacer

It's another sold out class with Alan Lacer. This time Alan takes things up a notch with this companion course to Introduction to Woodturning. In Woodturning II, students will work on duplication, developing skill with the skew chisel, bowl turning, hollow turning, as well as making their own tools.

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Weekend of 6/7/2014

The weekend we proudly hosted Marc Berner and "Getting the Most From Your Scroll Saw" and Tim Puro with "Finishing Common Woods to Look Amazing". Another amazing weekend at the school!

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Making a Greene & Greene Gamble Rocker with Thomas Stangeland [June '14]

The Greene & Greene rocker at the famed Gamble House is an icon of the style and craft of that time. This week our intrepid class of woodworkers makes this classic chair for their very own. And there's nobody better, to lead them through it than Thomas Stangeland!

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Fine Writing Instruments: Pen Making with Barry Gross

This is Barry's second class at MASW and it was as much fun (and as hard to get an opening for) as it was the first time around. This sold-out class produced a huge number of finished pens and generated an even longer list of intriguing ideas for future work.

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