MASW 2022

Diversity:

More Than Just Woodworking

The beauty of MASW lies in the diversity of our workshops.

This summer there will be over 240 workshops.

Our strength lies in our differences, not in our similarities.

The lineup for 2022 will include the entire range of woodworking workshops PLUS featured workshops in:

Metalsmithing

Glass Blowing

Mosaic Work

Quilting

Sewing

Painting

Mastering Chocolate

Mastering Coffee

Stereotomy

CNC Technology

Instrument Making

Blacksmithing

Paper Sculpture

Leather Work

Upholstery

Calligraphy

And Many More!

The lineup for 2022 will include the entire range of woodworking workshops PLUS featured workshops in:

Metalsmithing

Glass Blowing

Mosaic Work

Quilting

Sewing

Painting

Mastering Chocolate

Mastering Coffee

Stereotomy

CNC Technology

Instrument Making

Blacksmithing

Paper Sculpture

Leather Work

Upholstery

Calligraphy

And Many More!

What makes MASW unique is that our student base is worldwide, our instructors are the best craftspeople of modern time, and our staff and facilities are beyond compare. If you are considering some type of training or formal education in the world of “how to”, then the choice is straightforward—MASW simply offers more choices, better diversity, and bona fide credibility. There is no other university, college, vocational program, YouTube video, online workshop or general woodwor

First Class Facility

The Marc Adams School of Woodworking is conveniently located just 12 miles south of Indianapolis and is one of the largest hands-on woodworking schools in the world with well over 40,000 square feet of space. It is possible to run six independent workshops at the same time in completely different facilities.

The school features:

4 Large Bench Rooms

3 Huge Tool Rooms

A Dedicated Turning Center

An Outbuilding for Special Classes

A Cafeteria That Can Serve 100 People at a Time

A Building for Glass Blowing and Metal Working

A Wonderful Multimedia Room

The Marc Adams School of Woodworking is conveniently located just 12 miles south of Indianapolis and is one of the largest hands-on woodworking schools in the world with well over 40,000 square feet of space. It is possible to run six independent workshops at the same time in completely different facilities.

The school features:

4 Large Bench Rooms

3 Huge Tool Rooms

A Dedicated Turning Center

An Outbuilding for Special Classes

A Cafeteria That Can Serve 100 People at a Time

A Building for Glass Blowing and Metal Working

A Wonderful Multimedia Room

At each instructor’s bench, there is a state-of-the-art digital camera system that puts you closer to the action. A specially designed sound system is available for those who have a hard time hearing during class lectures. Each student has his or her own custom-made Lie-Nielsen workbench and a padded stool on which to sit. There are cushioned mats which eliminate the stress of standing on concrete all day. There are plenty of power tools and even more hand tools to aid in the learning process. Each tool room offers plenty of workspace, along with a variety of well-maintained equipment.

More features:

The facility features wireless internet service, so bring your own laptop.

There are six clean bathrooms (four of which are wheelchair accessible).

The buildings are air conditioned, but during the summer students should plan on dressing comfortably.

The school also has a FEMA approved tornado shelter that can hold 80+ people.

More features:

The facility features wireless internet service, so bring your own laptop.

There are six clean bathrooms (four of which are wheelchair accessible).

The buildings are air conditioned, but during the summer students should plan on dressing comfortably.

The school also has a FEMA approved tornado shelter that can hold 80+ people.

Please Note:

The facility will not be open on Sunday afternoons if there is not a scheduled workshop. Students attending full week workshops should plan on arriving the first day of class by 7:45 a.m. For weekend workshops, students should arrive by 8:45 a.m.

Directions

The shop is located just 12 miles south of Indianapolis and is only 25 miles from the Indianapolis International Airport. From Indianapolis take I-65 south to the Whiteland exit (exit mile marker 95). Turn left (east) on Whiteland Road and drive 2.2 miles. The shop is on the left hand (north) side of the road. Heading north from Louisville, take I-65 to the Whiteland exit (exit mile marker 95). Turn right (east) on Whiteland Road and drive two miles. The shop is on the left hand (north) side of the road. The building is brown, and the sign says:

“MARC ADAMS SCHOOL OF WOODWORKING - THE LARGEST WOODWORKING SCHOOL IN NORTH AMERICA.”

Gift Certificates from MASW

There is no better way to celebrate that special occasion, holiday, retirement, anniversary or birthday than to give a MASW gift certificate. It’s easy to do! Just call 317-535-4013 and ask for Paula. Tell her the dollar amount and if possible, the class choice (to assure a spot). She will send you (or the recipient) a very attractive gift certificate and copy of our brochure.

Please Note:

All gift certificates are a final transaction and are non-refundable. Gift certificates do not expire.

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A special note about our photos:

We have taken HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of photos over the years of our students, instructors, and staff — during classes, after classes, and at various gatherings. Throughout this brochure and on our website, you will see many photos that were taken prior to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Images of people without masks or not practicing social distancing were taken before the pandemic and before the safety practices were implemented. Please rest assured, we follow all of the safety precautions and guidelines mandated by our local and state health officials. Community means everything to us —we aim to provide a safe environment for all who teach and learn at MASW. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our practices, or would like more detailed information about the school’s health and safety guidelines, please do not hesitate to call or email us!