Michael Fortune is here to give a class all the benefit of his decades of experience as he leads another class through "Basic Woodworking". There's no better way to start your journey than with the furniture making icon. Michael shows you how to get the results your striving while avoiding the pitfalls the plague many new woodworkers.
Another session of our foundational "Joinery with Marc Adams" brings a whole new group of dedicated woodworkers who want to take their joinery skills to the next level to the school. Take a look as they learn all joinery we can possibly pack into 5 information filled days!
Our instructors this weekend were Michael Fortune, Bill Wells, and Mike Dean. Our workshops included "Embellishing Your Work with Michael Fortune and Bill Wells" and "An Introduction to Laser Engraving, Cutting, and Using with Mike Dean". Fun was had by all!
Stephen Proctor may be one of the most proficient woodworker's in the craft today. This week he shares his technical expertise as he shows his class how to achieve any shape imaginable as they explore twisting, curving shapes with acknowledged master!
Tim Wells has been on our radar for a number of years but has never been available to teach until now. His skillful use of leather accents in his furniture making gives his projects a pleasing aesthetic which differentiates many of his pieces. This week, he shares some of those techniques with a very lucky class.
This weekend comprised of two great workshops. In the Outpost Tim Puro unraveled the mysteries of a Century old technique in "Shellac: the Choice of Fine Furniture Makers". Students learned everything from choosing the right shellac for the job to successful french polishing. Meanwhile, Alan Lacer shared his expertise in "Turned Lidded Boxes" as his class honed their end grain turning techniques.