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Mastering the Curve: Bending, Joinery, and Shaping Wood with Michael Fortune

Michael Fortune is well known for his mastery of the curve in his own furniture creations. This week he shares that mastery as his class explores steam bending, laminating, vacuum forming, kerf-bending, and hot pipe bending.

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Weekend of 9/21/2013

The weekend, Marc Adams is joined by David Reilly and Megan Fitzpatrick at the the instructors bench. While David presents "Carving a Patriotic American Eagle" and Megan teaches "Making a Simple Shaker Table", Marc leads a one day seminar on "Getting the Most From Your Router". Yep, it's another diverse weekend of woodworking knowledge!

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Segmented Turning: Where Precision Partners With Turned Elegance with Malcolm Tibbetts [Sept. '13]

Segmented turning has something for everyone and Malcolm Tibbetts is the man to show you what it's all about. HIs class covers everything from the design to the execution of these fabulous works of turned art, with plenty of hands-on time to practice your new skills.

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Classical European Carving with Mary May

Mary May returns to the instructors bench, hot off her weekend class, "Basic Carving", to complete the journey as she leads her students through some of the classical carved elements from the 17th and 18th century. Join them as they meet and create flowers, foliage, and shells!

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Apprenticeship with Stephen Proctor

In the Apprenticeship class, Stephen Proctor spends 2 weeks sharing his unique perspectives on the craft of woodworking while his class absorbs a lifetime worth of tips, techniques, and experiences. That's a pretty good rate of exchange, as his students are quick to tell you!

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Weekend of 9/14/2013

This first weekend in September was jam packed with great information as we ran 5 classes. Not only did we welcome "Basic Carving with Mary May" and "Segmented Ribbons with Malcolm Tibbetts" to our shop, students also got to enjoy "Accent Your Home With Custom Curved Moldings With Gary Striegler", "The Business of Woodworking with Scott Grove" and "Architectural Restoration with Scott Grove". Like I said... Jam packed!

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