Stone inlay has been practiced for thousands of years but there are very few craftsmen doing it in this day and age. Luckily, Paul Schürch is one who is keeping it alive. He shares his knowledge of the craft with these fortunate students. The results are truly impressive as this class created twice the number of pieces Paul expects from an introductory class!
Jeff and Steve return to MASW for another period Americana project. It's a punched tin pie safe and a great way to learn to add more traditional techniques to your mental toolbox. Jeff and Steve are famous for their blend of hand and machine work and they impart this approach (and much more) to another group of eager students.
This weekend we are joined by Jeff Volmer and "Advanced Band Sawn Boxes," Tim Puro with "Finishing As A Design Element," Mark and Carol Hedin with "Intro to Stained Glass" and Jeff Headley and Steve Hamilton with "Making A Federal Executive Document Box." Wow!
Binh Pho brings his celebrated craft of highly decorated thin wall vessels to a new peak. This week is about exploring all the different option available to the woodturner that wants to set his work apart from the crowd. They accomplish that and more in this exciting workshop.
Cabinetmaking is one of the primary reasons people begin woodworking and there's no better introduction to the discipline than Marc's cabinetmaking class. These lucky students got to see first hand how a professional cabinetmaker goes about creating first-class cabinetry while making a profit at the same time. They left with lots of new knowledge and a first-rate cabinet to boot.
Grit Laskin's work is hailed as an exquisite example of the art of inlay by all who see his work. This week he shares his decades of expertise in creating one-of-a-kind inlay in stone, metal and wood that grace the guitars of numerous famous musicians with his class. They all leave with their own masterpiece well on the way to completion.