This weekend brings "Pattern Inlay: Decorative Borders With Steve Latta" and "Making a Router Table With Doug Dale" to our workshops. You could say it's two very different ways to approach the router, but regardless of your approach, there was a lot of good woodworking shared!
If learning the time tested technique of double-bevel marquetry from one of the crafts acknowledged masters is for you, then "A Marquetry Odyssey with Silas Kopf" was the place to be! His mix of artistry and technique, and a lot of one-on-one time, made for a sensational week in this sold out class.
This time, the title says it all! "Handskills Every Woodworker Should Know with Stephen Proctor" is guaranteed redefine how you approach your hand tools, and how you use them.
Alf Sharp brings another period furniture masterpiece to our shop as his class undertakes "Making a Tilt Top Tea Table". And just to bring something new to the table, this project requires lots of lathe work!
We once again, we had the privilege to host a classroom full of happy parent / child combos as John Knight returned to lead his engaging "Young Mechanics" course this weekend. While they were busy up front, we likewise welcomed Cathryn Peters back to the school to lead "Weaving Seats: Traditional Techniques With Cane".
Another first for our turning program was the introduction of a pen making class (or I should say, a fine writing instruments class), as these little turned wonders went way beyond our expectations. As it turned out, we picked the right man for the job, as Barry Gross delighted his sold out class. Each student left with finished pens worth about $1000 (easy). Don't believe me? Check out the last photo!