David Orth shows his class how he uses boatbuilding construction techniques to make his signature curvy furniture and sculpture. They learn how to make any shape imaginable using thin forms stitched together to form a substrate suitable for fine veneer work or even a decorative finish.
Matthew Hill returns for a session of decorative box turning. His class not only gets the benefit of his years as a professional woodturner while they are at their lathes, they also get to experiment with his acclaimed decorative techniques with Matthew right by their sides. The results are impressive...and colorful)!
It's pretty much a given that we can never offer enough sessions of Mitch Kohanek's Hands-On Finishing class, and this sold-out class is no exception. During this week, these lucky participants get more opportunities to try their hands at a host of different finishes and techniques than many woodworkers get in a lifetime. And their learning from the best!
This weekend's classes included: Carve a Colorful Byrdcliffe Panel with Bob Lang, Intro to Woodworking: Making a Cherry Lamp Table with Jerry C. Forshee and Spicing It Up: Making Stack Containers on the Lathe with Matthew Hill. Something for everyone!
David Kreider brings his expertise in pyrography and his unique multimedia approach to the field of wood-burning and the results are spectacular. His students quickly began crafting their own individual masterpieces and with David by their side, they all made some really stunning art. Best of all, they now know how to make more.
The Maloof-style rocker is one of America's classic furniture icons and and for decades, Marc Adams has been teaching this signature class. During this intensive 7 day class, he leads another group through his finely honed process. The results are certainly impressive and we can't wait to feature the completed chairs in upcoming student galleries!