Decorative Details with Steve Latta [May '14]

Steve Latta is well known for his Federal period furniture, but he's a wealth of information on all the tried and true methods of adding decorative details to your furniture projects, regardless of the style. Adding inlay, stinging and banding to your furniture will definitely kick your furniture up a notch - probably several notches.

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Making an Acoustic Guitar with John Ressler [May '14]

John Ressler leads another sold-out session of "Making an Acoustic Guitar" for another group of enthusiastic students. It's a field of woodworking thats got it's own unique techniques and skill set. There's nobody better than John to initiate you into the mysteries of building stringed instruments. It's also a lot of fun!

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Weekend of 5/17/2014

This weekend we host "Elegant Glass Doors with Steve Latta", "Hammer Veneering with David Orth" and "Pickin Stick with John Ressler"! There's some serious talent at the school. Just a typical weekend here at MASW!

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Joint Maker Pro II with John Economaki

John Economaki unleashes his latest design challenge, and unleashes the power of the Joint Maker Pro during this week of "Joint Maker Pro II". Using the saw's ability to safely precision-cut wood, they undertake to reproduce images as striking tile mosaics. The results are impressive!

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Curvy Furniture: Using Boatbuilding Techniques With David Orth [April '14]

David Orth is well known for his organic sculpture pieces as well as for his signature furniture. This week he shares the techniques he uses to create his free-form organic shapes from thin sheets of MDF to create furniture that will last a lifetime. Using his techniques, these students will be able to create any form they can conceive for their future projects.

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Creative Woodturning with Michael Hosaluk

Michael Hosaluk's international reputation for creativity and craftsmanship is just part of the reason we're pleased to welcome him to MASW. He's also a superb instructor no matter what your skill level. A week with Michael is sure to bump that up a notch, while exposing you to ideas you might never think to try on a lathe!

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