A Maloof-style sculpted rocker is one of the most challenging projects we offer at MASW. These students continued the work they began in Rocking Chair I and by the end of the week their progress was impressive.
Alan Lacer is internationally recognized for his mastery of the Skew Chisel. This week he shares that mastery with a group of lucky students in this 5 day class.
Mary May brings a group of new wood carvers up to speed as they step through a series of guided exercises meant to introduce the basics of relief carving in just 5 days. By the end of the week, participants were carving acanthus leaves and fleur-de-lis with great enthusiasm!
Gary Striegler has appeared on the cover of Fine Homebuilding magazine more times than any other author. This week his students find out why as they create cabinets, hidden doors and even a murphy bed!
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)!