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The 2015 Schedule of Classes is now here for you to peruse and think about for registration day. Registration begins October 11, 2014! 9:00 AM Eastern Standard Time for Alumni 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time for New Students   As a reminder we will send out an email notification to everyone that is on our email list. If you are not on our list and want to be notified for the 2015 registration you can subscribe on our contact/waitlist. Happy Woodworking! Kelly & [...]

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FULL  ”Build a Riveted Campaign Trunk” with Chris Schwarz - FULL!  Click on waitlist or please choose another class March 28-29 Cost $375 Skill Level: All Click below for: Materials/Tools and Participant Information   Build a campaign trunk using the decorative and unusual “riveted” joint found on pieces from the West Indies and British colonies. This joint looks like brass inlay, but it turns out to be a stout fastener.   In this two-day class we’ll build a campaign trunk using wood of [...]

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“Build a Shaker Side Table” with Kelly Mehler -  Class is FULL  Sign up on the waitlist or please choose another class. April 13-18 Cost $825 Skill Level – Intermediate Click below for: Materials/Tools and Participant Information   This Shaker-inspired table has a multitude of uses waiting to be found! This piece pairs nicely with many types of decor where its classic simplicity and enduring clean lines create visual harmony. Having seen a photo of this piece at Kelly Mehler’s School of [...]

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Basic Relief Carving with Mary May  Click on waitlist or please choose another class April 30 – May 1 Cost $375 Skill Level – all Click below for: Materials/ Tools and Participant Information    This 2 day class covers the basics of woodcarving using traditional techniques that have been used for centuries. We start with the process of getting the gouges razor sharp, then go over the basics of working with the grain, how to safely hold the gouges, and the [...]

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    “Intermediate Carving Techniques” with Mary May - New! May 2-3 Cost $375 Materials included Skill Level: Some Carving Experience Click below for: Materials/Tools and Information    “Intermediate Carving Techniques”: Mary May Join Mary May in helping you move to the next level of woodcarving. This is a very individualized class that provides you with tutorials to suit your needs. Mary will provide carving projects to work on if you wish, or you are invited to bring your own projects [...]

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      “Coopered Cabinet” with Garrett Hack - FULL  Click on waitlist or please choose another class May 25- May 29 Cost $825 Skill Level – Intermediate to Advanced   Click below for: Materials/Tools and Participant Information     “COOPERED CABINET” – Garrett Hack The technique that gives barrels, boats, and bongos their interesting curved shapes is essentially coopering – joining together individual staves or planks. Coopering is an efficient way to create simple to complex curved forms – an idea [...]

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      Building a Handmade Chippendale Chair with Jeff Miller - FULL CLASS PLEASE CHOOSE WAITLIST OR 2ND CHOICE June 8-14 Cost $975 Skill Level – Intermediate   Click below for: Materials/Tools and Participant Information Building a Handmade Chippendale Chair with Jeff Miller The Chippendale style of chair is uniquely elegant. Individual examples can be highly ornate or rather austere and almost modern in appearance. Jeff’s version of the chair tends towards the latter, but it has all of the [...]

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      Build a Windsor Rocker with Greg Pennington - FULL  Click on waitlist or please choose another class June 22-27 Cost $825 Materials: $185 Skill Level – All   Click below for: Materials/Tools and Participant Information       For hundreds of years the Sack Back Windsor chair has been the classic American style that so many of us have come to admire. Strength, comfort, and good looks – that’s a lot to ask from a chair, but this one [...]

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“Build a Lady’s & Gentleman’s Tool Chest” with Mario Rodriguiz - New! July 20-25 Cost $825 Skill Level: Intermediate   Click below for: Materials/Tools and Participant Information  Many of us have a small selection of special tools that we prize- and use more than any others. Those tools are often a selection of antique, new, and specially tuned tools that you depend on for consistent performance and flawless results, carefully collected over the years. These special tools deserve special treatment and [...]

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“Wood and Milk Paint: Design, Build, and Finish a Versatile Wall Cabinet” with Nancy Hiller - New! August 3-7 Cost $850 (Includes all finishing materials) Skill Level – Beginner to Advanced   Click here for: Materials/Tools and Participant Information     Wood and Milk Paint: Design, Build, and Finish a Versatile Wall Cabinet with Nancy Hiller Everyone can use a stylish wall-hung cabinet, especially one that’s versatile in its potential uses, incorporates hidden compartments, and is finished with milk paint. (And if [...]

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