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Bowls, Plates & Platters with Alan Lacer 8:00 am
Bowls, Plates & Platters with Alan Lacer
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm
Bowls, Plates & Platters with Alan Lacer
The turning of bowls and their relatives (plates and platters) are certainly popular and exciting forms of woodturning today.  Participants will have the chance to explore green wood turning, “lumber yard bowls” and plates and[...]
Joinery with Marc Adams 8:00 am
Joinery with Marc Adams
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm
Joinery with Marc Adams
It’s a general rule that the weakest part of any furniture piece is at the joint. No matter what your skill level, this class will change the way you approach all of your projects. Students[...]
Make a Queen Anne Tea Table with Phil Lowe 8:00 am
Make a Queen Anne Tea Table with Phil Lowe
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm
Make a Queen Anne Tea Table with Phil Lowe
Queen Anne furniture offers one of the most pleasing forms due to its sinuous curves. This workshop will immerse students in making a Queen Anne tea table starting with the designing and full size layout[...]
Nantucket Baskets: An American Heritage with Stephen Goettsch 8:00 am
Nantucket Baskets: An American Heritage with Stephen Goettsch
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm
Nantucket Baskets: An American Heritage with Stephen Goettsch
Nantucket baskets have a unique history.  Created by men on lightships, these baskets have solid wood cores and wood staves.  They took a long time to make, were very study, and very expensive.  The result,[...]
Trompe Lóeil: Sculpting & Shaping to Trick the Eye with Stephen Proctor 8:00 am
Trompe Lóeil: Sculpting & Shaping to Trick the Eye with Stephen Proctor
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm
Trompe Lóeil: Sculpting & Shaping to Trick the Eye with Stephen Proctor
Stephen was one of the first people to do contemporary trompe l’oeil, which means to trick the eye. In this class all students will work from a maquette at their own bench to learn the[...]
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Finishing, Coloring & Marbling with Alan Lacer & Matthew Hill 9:00 am
Finishing, Coloring & Marbling with Alan Lacer & Matthew Hill
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm
Finishing, Coloring & Marbling with Alan Lacer & Matthew Hill
Woodturners face a daunting task with finishing because they make such a range of products, from those that come in contact with food to items for the outdoors and everything in between. During the weekend[...]
Make Piston Fit Drawers with Stephen Proctor 9:00 am
Make Piston Fit Drawers with Stephen Proctor
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm
Make Piston Fit Drawers with Stephen Proctor
Opening a cabinet and pulling out a delicate beautiful sliding drawer is a real pleasure.  Building such a drawer is the true test of a furniture maker. There can be many subtleties and nuances to[...]
Pyrography: An Introduction to Woodburning with Julie Bender 9:00 am
Pyrography: An Introduction to Woodburning with Julie Bender
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm
Pyrography: An Introduction to Woodburning with Julie Bender
For those who have ever wanted to try their luck at woodburning, this class is a dream come true.  Join Julie for her two day intensive workshop where students will obtain a strong foundation in[...]
Wood-Mizer®: A Company on a Mission 9:00 am
Wood-Mizer®: A Company on a Mission
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm
Wood-Mizer®: A Company on a Mission
What woodworker hasn’t dreamed about the thrill of running a log through a sawmill and pulling off a perfect board?  Here’s your chance!  In this two-day hands-on workshop the class will learn how to set-up,[...]
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Decorative Lidded Boxes with Matthew Hill 8:00 am
Decorative Lidded Boxes with Matthew Hill
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm
Decorative Lidded Boxes with Matthew Hill
Making lidded containers on the lathe is one of the most satisfying projects in woodturning.  A small lidded container is both functional and decorative and even a little magical.  Matthew will work with students primarily[...]
From Forest to Final Form®: Perpetuating Purpose 8:00 am
From Forest to Final Form®: Perpetuating Purpose
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm
From Forest to Final Form®: Perpetuating Purpose
With your passion for woodworking and your love of people it’s possible for YOU to impact lives around the world for generations to come.  Join MASW, Narrow Gate and Wood-Mizer® as we equip eight young[...]
Integrating Non-Wood Materials into Your Projects with Andrew Glantz 8:00 am
Integrating Non-Wood Materials into Your Projects with Andrew Glantz
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm
Integrating Non-Wood Materials into Your Projects with Andrew Glantz
While we all love wood and its inherent beauty and richness, sometimes a touch of an additional material can be just the thing to make a project much more successful. Using mostly tools and machinery[...]
Make a Butterfly Leaf Table with Michael Fortune 8:00 am
Make a Butterfly Leaf Table with Michael Fortune
Aug 20 @ 8:00 am – Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm
Make a Butterfly Leaf Table with Michael Fortune
Michael has seen a variety of ways of making tables expand and made almost all of them. But his favorite, and the only way he makes them now, is by using the “butterfly” method that[...]
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3-D Curved Surfaces: Compound Curves Made Easy with Andrew Glantz 9:00 am
3-D Curved Surfaces: Compound Curves Made Easy with Andrew Glantz
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – Aug 26 @ 4:30 pm
3-D Curved Surfaces: Compound Curves Made Easy with Andrew Glantz
The eye easily identifies shapes and understands form – this happens so fast that we are completely unaware that it is happening. In furniture, it is important for a successful piece to captivate the eye[...]
Crafting Jigsaw Puzzles with Marc Tschida 9:00 am
Crafting Jigsaw Puzzles with Marc Tschida
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – Aug 26 @ 4:30 pm
Crafting Jigsaw Puzzles with Marc Tschida
Ever wonder how jigsaw puzzles are made – then this is the class for you. This hands-on two-day session will look at the history of jigsaw puzzles, an overview of many techniques on making puzzles[...]
Introduction to Glassblowing with David Lee 9:00 am
Introduction to Glassblowing with David Lee
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – Aug 26 @ 4:30 pm
Introduction to Glassblowing with David Lee
If it is adrenaline you seek, this is the class.  This workshop will introduce the student to the exciting world of hot glass and offhand glassblowing.  In this intensive two day class, students will get[...]
Methods of Making Frames: In the Arts & Craft Style with Peter Miller 9:00 am
Methods of Making Frames: In the Arts & Craft Style with Peter Miller
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – Aug 26 @ 4:30 pm
Methods of Making Frames: In the Arts & Craft Style with Peter Miller
This two day class will explore the best joinery techniques most commonly used by Artisan Frame Makers working in the U. S. today. The student in addition to learning joinery will learn basic simple hand[...]
Laser Marquetry with Marc Adams 9:00 am
Laser Marquetry with Marc Adams
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Laser Marquetry with Marc Adams
This workshop will not be about how to select a laser as much as how to use one to cut veneer. Although lasers are still pretty pricy, it is amazing what can be done with[...]
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Photographing Your Work with Michael Fortune 9:00 am
Photographing Your Work with Michael Fortune
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Photographing Your Work with Michael Fortune
Last summer when Michael showed his slide presentation, someone asked, “Who takes your photos? They are excellent!” Michael replied, “I’ve always taken my own photos.” Good photos are essential to successful presentations of one’s work,[...]
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By Hand & Eye Design with George Walker 8:00 am
By Hand & Eye Design with George Walker
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – Aug 31 @ 3:00 pm
By Hand & Eye Design with George Walker
The EYE part of this workshop is all about honing your judgment and trusting your gut. The HAND part is about putting all this to work so it becomes second nature. Most of us know[...]
Chair Design & Construction Methods with Andrew Glantz 8:00 am
Chair Design & Construction Methods with Andrew Glantz
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – Aug 31 @ 3:00 pm
Chair Design & Construction Methods with Andrew Glantz
This workshop will help demystify chair design and construction for anyone who wants to tackle a chair project.  While chairs can often be a daunting and difficult project, this class will give students the skills[...]
Custom Cabinets & Built-ins with Zane Powell 8:00 am
Custom Cabinets & Built-ins with Zane Powell
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – Aug 31 @ 3:00 pm
Custom Cabinets & Built-ins with Zane Powell
This class is designed especially for those people wishing to make a fine cabinet case piece for their home. On the first day of class, students will start with a quick review of the design[...]
Hollow Vessel Turning with John Jordan 8:00 am
Hollow Vessel Turning with John Jordan
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – Aug 31 @ 3:00 pm
Hollow Vessel Turning with John Jordan
This class will cover the techniques required to turn elegant and refined vessels using green wood as a material with a major focus on the characteristics and properties of this wonderful material. Learn about the[...]
Water Gliding with Peter Miller 8:00 am
Water Gliding with Peter Miller
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – Aug 31 @ 3:00 pm
Water Gliding with Peter Miller
Students will be introduced to one of the oldest finishes still being done in the exact same way Italian gilding artisans gilded during the Renaissance period. Gilding is the application of very thin “beaten” metal[...]
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