David Smith provided plenty of hands-on time, along with plenty of real-world techniques to delight this group of students. And with plenty of furniture pieces to practice on, they all had plenty of opportunity to develop new skills.
This weekend we turn the facility over to 2 of our best shop assistants as they bring experience and sense of fun to "Bookcase for Two With Zane Powell & Doug Dale". In just 2 days they lead these folks through the crafting of exquisite bookcase while having a lot of fun along the way.
Michael Fortune is well known for his mastery of the curve in his own furniture creations. This week he shares that mastery as his class explores steam bending, laminating, vacuum forming, kerf-bending, and hot pipe bending.
The weekend, Marc Adams is joined by David Reilly and Megan Fitzpatrick at the the instructors bench. While David presents "Carving a Patriotic American Eagle" and Megan teaches "Making a Simple Shaker Table", Marc leads a one day seminar on "Getting the Most From Your Router". Yep, it's another diverse weekend of woodworking knowledge!
Segmented turning has something for everyone and Malcolm Tibbetts is the man to show you what it's all about. HIs class covers everything from the design to the execution of these fabulous works of turned art, with plenty of hands-on time to practice your new skills.
Mary May returns to the instructors bench, hot off her weekend class, "Basic Carving", to complete the journey as she leads her students through some of the classical carved elements from the 17th and 18th century. Join them as they meet and create flowers, foliage, and shells!