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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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Veneering with Paul Schurch

Paul Schürch's veneer work is celebrated around the world. This week he share's is lifetime of experience with a lucky group of students. Not only did he share the nuts and bolts of successful veneer work, he also showed them how to bump their marquetry skills up a notch (or two)!

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