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)!
In this 6 day class, students got to spend a week immersed in the details that make the Greene & Greene style so aesthetically pleasing to the eye. They also got to spend the week with one of the style's most recognized furniture makers, Darrell Peart. Add their nearly complete tables to the mix and it was a fun and profitable week all around.
Steve Latta is well known for his Federal period furniture, but he's a wealth of information on all the tried and true methods of adding decorative details to your furniture projects, regardless of the style. Adding inlay, stinging and banding to your furniture will definitely kick your furniture up a notch - probably several notches.
John Ressler leads another sold-out session of "Making an Acoustic Guitar" for another group of enthusiastic students. It's a field of woodworking thats got it's own unique techniques and skill set. There's nobody better than John to initiate you into the mysteries of building stringed instruments. It's also a lot of fun!
This weekend we host "Elegant Glass Doors with Steve Latta", "Hammer Veneering with David Orth" and "Pickin Stick with John Ressler"! There's some serious talent at the school. Just a typical weekend here at MASW!
John Economaki unleashes his latest design challenge, and unleashes the power of the Joint Maker Pro during this week of "Joint Maker Pro II". Using the saw's ability to safely precision-cut wood, they undertake to reproduce images as striking tile mosaics. The results are impressive!