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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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Joinery with Marc Adams [June '14]

With a session of "Joinery with Marc Adams" going on, you know there's a lot of new and improved skills being developed. It will definitely change your view of finer points of good joinery!

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Making a Masterpiece: A Philadelphia Low Boy with Alf Sharp (Part I)

Yes! The IT guy finally gets to take a class this year. And what a class it was! Noted period furniture maker, Alf Sharp begin week 1 of this 2 week apprenticeship class with the mission to build the classic Philadelphia Low Boy. The first week was dedicated to the joinery and construction of the cabinet. Check back at the end of the year for the stunning conclusion with Part II!

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