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Weekend of 6/21/2014

This weekend saw us hosting Jeff Vollmer with "Really Cool Band Saw Puzzle Boxes" and Keith Neer with "Principles of Woodworking: Making a Coffee Table with a Floating Top." Both classes got to try their hands at a lot of new techniques while learning a ton in the process. Oh, and they got to take home some really cool projects...

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Making a Windsor Settee Part I with David Wright

This week we were pleased to welcome chairmaker David Wright to our school to lead part one of "Making a Windsor Settee." The temperatures may have been hot, but that didn't stop David's motivated students from following the time tested traditions that define the Windsor Settee. At the end of the five days, they are well on the way to crafting their own signature piece!

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Weekend of 6/14/2014

This weekend we were pleased to host "Parent/Child Making a Skateboard/Longboard With Chris Gochnour" and "Son of Skew with Alan Lacer". No need to say that fun was had by all!

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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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