This week, Stephen Proctor returns to MASW to teach the hand skills necessary to create any shaped furniture part required for exceptional high-end furniture. His students step through the process of adding tapers, twists and elegant curves to square stock.
Thomas Stangeland unlocks the mysteries of the Arts & Crafts movement as his class steps through the design process to craft an original piece with lots of Greene & Greene details.
This weekend we welcomed 4 first class instructors to the workshop. We hosted "Getting Started in Furniture Restoration & Refinishing with Mitch Kohanek," "Really Cool Bandsaw Puzzle Boxes with Jeff Vollmer," "SketchUp for Todays Woodworker with Bob Lang" and "Steps for Building Staircases with John Ressler." Talk about an exciting weekend!
Roy Underhill needs no introductions within the woodworking community. This week he leads his students through the process of making a bench-top tool chest entirely by hand. They leave with a host of new hand skills and sweet little tool chest to boot.
Mitch Kohanek is one of the premier finishers working in America today. This week he shared both the theory and the practice of achieving the perfect finish on any project with his class. They left ready to tackle just about any finish they will ever need.
Marc Adams leads another group of aspiring new woodworkers through the basics by introducing them to many of the skills essential to the craft. They learn machine safety, joinery and veneer work before they make their first piece a furniture - a beautiful sculpted table.