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August 2019

Make a Chisel Storage Box with Marquetry Lid

August 24 - August 25 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$490
chisel box, chisels, box, box making, joinery, woodworking, box for chisels,

Meet Your Instructor  Andrew Gibson Make a Chisel Storage Box Plus Marquetry Weekend Class - Open to All Build your skills and store your tools!  Chisels present a special challenge, their sharp edges can inflict damage as well as suffer it, so if your chisels are rattling around in a drawer, or still in flimsy original packaging, consider making a box to protect and organize them for easy retrieval. This compact class consists two weekends in a row (Aug 24th…

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Sunday Funday | Learn Spoon Carving

August 25 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
$90
carved spoons, carving classes, woodworking classes

Sunday Funday | Learn Spoon Carving Spoon carving is a wonderful way to engage in both woodworking, and carving on a small scale. It is easy to do, productive and fun activity. There is something very satisfying about hand making a utilitarian object.  This is just a fun Sunday class and no experience is necessary just a desire to have a go. You will leave this class with new skills and a lovely wooden spoon you created yourself. Using traditional…

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Intro To Marquetry – Weekend

August 31 - September 1 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$300
fan inlay, compass rose marquetry, tool

Introduction To Marquetry Marquetery is the process of making pictures from small pieces of veneer and insetting them into a larger, thicker piece of material such as a box lid, cabinet door, or table top. Marquetry has been used for centuries to add decorative details to many types of furniture and even used as a dedicated media for purely artistic works.  You'll often find marquetry and particularly the compass rose in Federal style furniture. Regardless of your interests in Period furniture or more…

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September 2019

Saturday Funday | Make Your Own Beer Cup

September 7 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$90
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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Beginning Woodworking

September 9 - September 13 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

 Things You'll Learn About Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you will…

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Power Carving and Burning | Dixie Biggs

September 14 - September 15 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$450
furniture makers, surface carving, carving classes with dixie Biggs, surface and textural embellishment

Power Carving and Wood Burning Class Learn about relief carving and pyrography Power carving -  add personality to your work pieces through surface enhancements and relief carving. Discover embellishment techniques like carving, wood burning / pyrography that can be used by tuners, furniture makers, artists and sculptors using rotary power carvers, and woodburners,  to expand the visual impact of your pieces. No experience is needed. This class is focused on off-lathe and off machinery techniques, so while the ability to…

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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

September 14 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Chopping Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal chopping board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs…

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Sunday Funday | Learn Spoon Carving

September 15 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
$90
carved spoons, carving classes, woodworking classes

Sunday Funday | Learn Spoon Carving Open to All Making spoons is a wonderful way to engage in both woodworking, and carving on a small scale.  Easy to do, productive and fun there is something very satisfying about hand making a utilitarian object.  This is just a fun Sunday class and no experience is necessary just a desire to have a go. Using traditional tools and a few easy power tools in this wooden spoon carving class, you will learn…

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Learn to Turn on the Lathe | Mark Gardner

September 16 - September 20 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
Mark Gardner, vessel, turning

Meet Your Instructor - Mark Gardner I started working with wood when I was sixteen.  I’ve done lots of different things with my hands, from set construction and painting, to sculpting clay to woodworking but there is something about working with wood that gives me the most satisfaction.  I work primarily in green wood, as it is readily available to me in quantity and size. This influences the work as not every piece I want to make can be made…

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Furniture Making – Skill Building – Queen Anne Table

September 22 - September 27 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$750
federal period furniture

woodworkinging, tableing, Build Your Funiture Making Skills Make A Queen Anne Table This small table is packed with both lovely, elegant form - shapely legs and nice proportions, and great function whether it is with the leaf up or down.  It is also an entertaining build experience for cabinetmakers and furniture makers alike! This class is perfect for woodworkers who are familiar with power and handtools and want to hone their skills in both furniture making in general and  period…

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Conference | Society of American Period Furniture Makers

September 28 | 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
$20
Period Furniture Tambour Desk

                              Learn About Making American Period Furniture   This will be a one day event featuring presentations by five local Florida Society of American Period Furniture Makers chapter members on a variety of topics.   Fees: Free to SAPFM members.  Non members $20 NOTE:  On the check out page please select "NO "   when asked "First time you have registered? * Yes No"  

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Sunday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

September 29 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

 Sunday Funday - Make an Artisanal Chopping Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal chopping board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs on your…

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Sunday Funday | Make Your Own Beer Cup

September 29 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$90
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Sunday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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Furniture Maker Intensive Course – Autumn

September 30 - November 1 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
FL United States + Google Map
$4400
frame and panel buffet

Furniture Maker Intensive Course A six-week furniture building course will immerse you in the world of woodworking, teaching you all of the vital skills required to create your own furniture projects. Learn from the expertise of our renowned furniture making tutors including Michael Fortune and Matt Kenney.  You also have all of the specialist equipment available in our workshop. You study topics such as basic carpentry to designing and making a box and thorough initiation into fine furniture making such as…

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October 2019

Intro To Marquetry Oval Fan – Weekend

October 5 - October 6 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$300
fan, marquetry, oval fan, inlay fan, inlay, woodworking, design, texture embellishment, beautiful fans,

See the Blog about the Fan Inlay Introduction To Marquetry Marquetry is the process of making pictures from small pieces of veneer and insetting them into a larger, thicker piece of material such as a box lid, cabinet door, or table top. Marquetry has been used for centuries to add decorative details to many types of furniture and even used as a dedicated media for purely artistic works.  You'll often find marquetry and particularly the compass rose in Federal style furniture. Regardless of…

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Beginning Woodworking

October 7 - October 11 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

 Things You'll Learn About Foundation Beginning Woodwork This foundation beginning woodworking class will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  This course is perfect for beginners or for intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on class, you will…

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Tri County Woodturners – Learn & Turn

October 12 | 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
spalted, bowl, lathe, turning, classes in florida

Tri County Wood Turners Turn and Learn   This will be a one day turning event with a variety of presenters.  Fees: Free to members.  Non members please go to Join TriCounty Wood Turners  

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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

October 12 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Chopping Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal chopping board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

October 14 - October 18 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$675
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class…

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The Classic Art of Box Making

October 21 - October 25 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
Box making class, learn to build a box, week long classes, weekend classes

LEARN THE CLASSIC ART OF BOX MAKING This Box Making course builds on your woodworking and power tool knowledge and is a great stepping stone class to larger projects, like cabinets or drawers. Hands-on Creative Box Making In this hands-on five day class, you’ll learn and practice multiple box making techniques: design, carcass construction, resawing lumber, box joints, bevel cuts, and setting hinges and hardware. You will also experiment with: sliding and mortised, hinged  lids keyed miters, finger joints, rabbets…

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Chair Making with Michael Fortune

October 28 - November 1 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
Michael fortune folding chair, chair making, folding chair, michael fortune, how to make a chair, woodworking,

Michael Fortune Designer, maker, teacher and mentor, Michael is one of Canada’s most respected contemporary furniture masters. With 33 years of experience, he builds limited edition work and residential furnishing. His innovative work has been in numerous exhibitions worldwide. Chair Making with Michael Fortune  This 5-day chair making class taught by master furniture maker Michael Fortune, will introduce you to a wide variety of new skills while making a folding chair.  A folding chair is a feat of engineering and…

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November 2019

Setting Up the Bandsaw | Michael Fortune

November 2 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
$100
bandsaw

Michael Fortune Designer, maker, teacher and mentor, Michael is one of Canada’s most respected contemporary furniture masters. With 33 years of experience, he builds limited edition work and residential furnishing. His innovative work has been in numerous exhibitions worldwide. Setting Up and Using the Bandsaw with Michael Fortune  This Saturday class taught by master furniture maker Michael Fortune, will help you get your bandsaw singing! The bandsaw can be one of the most versatile, safe and accurate machines in your…

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Finishing Furniture – The ABCs

November 9 - November 10 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
$460
finishing furniture, finishing, expert, lacquer, shellac, oil finish, wax finish, how to apply finish, wood finishes

Meet Your Instructor Diane Shattuck Diane has been finishing for over 38 years. Growing up in Detroit, she operated woodworking business as well as having a custom finishing shop where she did restoration work in many historical buildings.  She has taught & demo’d at IWF, AWFS, Woodworkers, consulted with HGTV and blogs on FinishingIQ.com.  She currently is the company trainer for Gemini Industries. Learn To Finish Furniture This weekend finishing class provides a hands-on experience on finishing techniques and tools. Come learn…

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Greenwood Skills – Spoon Carving with Jason Lonon

November 9 - November 10 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$275
Jason lonon spoon, carving spoons, greenwood spoons, greenwood skills, spoon carving, jason lonon, carving, caving skills, spoon

          How to Carve Traditional Spoons  Greenwood spoon carving!  Come discover an addictive and easy new hobby, or sharpen your skills in pursuit of the perfect greenwood spoon. Just think how impressive it will be when you're camping and hand carve everyone a spoon, or serve a beautiful meal with custom made utensils for your guests! Learn how to carve traditional greenwood spoons with the minimal amount of tools. Starting with a hatchet, a knife, and…

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Green Wood Skills – Adze Bowl Carving with Jason Lonon

November 11 - November 15 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$775
Jason lonon green bowl, adze, carve with an adze, adz carving, adze greenwood bowl carving, adze greenwood bowl,greenwood bowl, greenwood skills, adze bowl carving, jason lonon, bowl carving, carving, caving skills

        Carve an Green Wood Bowl - Open to All Get ready to turn an ordinary green wood log into a beautiful functional bowl using traditional tools and techniques. In this class taught by Jason Lonon, you’ll learn to sculpt wood into one-of-a-kind graceful vessels using traditional tools such as axes adze sloyd knives drawknives spokeshaves and gouges After covering wood selection and layout, we will focus on adze technique and axemanship.  You will be amazed at…

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Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

November 16 - November 17 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use the joiner, introduction to wood class, Weekend classes

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

November 23 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Chopping Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal chopping board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs…

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December 2019

Beginning Woodworking

December 2 - December 6 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

 Things You'll Learn About beginninging woodworkinging Foundation Beginning Woodwork This beginning woodworking class will teach you how to build furniture using both power tools and hand tools.  This course is perfect for beginners, self taught and for intermediates who want to hone their skills.  Everything you will need is here in the workshop along with really knowledgeable, patient instructors who will show you safe methods of work. Learn How to Use to Power Tools & Build Furniture In this hands-on…

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Sunday Funday | Make Your Own Beer Cup

December 7 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$90
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Sunday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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Wood Carving with Alex Grabovetskiy

December 8 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$200
wood carving, alex grabovetskiy, rosettes, learn to arve rosettes, learn to carve, carving skills,

Learn How to do Classical Carving Traditional Carving Techniques for Beginners & Intermediates This traditional carving class, taught by world-renown Alexander Grabovetskiy, will give you the skills to add creative, unique details to all your woodworking projects. This class will advance your abilities, no matter if you are new to carving or have been working on your skills for a while. In this extended one day class, you will practice of carving approaches, techniques and use a wide array of carving…

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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

December 9 - December 13 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$675
joinery, dovetails, woodworking class, woodworking joints

Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills Handtool work and joinery are vital skills for all woodworkers.  There is nothing more valuable than being able to select and cut joints with skill and ease. This class taught by Randy Maxey will increase your joinery skills regardless of your starting point. You will learn how to select joints, how to lay them out, how to cut them accurately using a variety of hand tool and machine based methods.  It is an incredible class…

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Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

December 14 - December 15 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use the joiner, introduction to wood class, Weekend classes

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Learn Woodcut Printing – Sunday Funday

December 15 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
$105
woodblock, printing, woodcut, design techniques, patterns, powerful visual imagery, shape, form, repetition, curves, design concepts, woodcut printing, woodworking

Meet Your Instructor Jennifer Harper is our instructor for this unique class. An accomplished printmaker and artist from Eustice FL, she has studied and taught nationally and internationally...Read More. Woodcut/Wood Block Print Making Level:  Open to All The ancient art of woodblock printing is a perfect craft to get started with printmaking. This easy workshop will introduce you to the tools and methods needed to allow you to carve and print from your own relief woodblocks. White lines and shapes…

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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

December 22 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$90
make a cutting board, cutting board classes, one day wood class, beginners wood classes

Sunday Funday Except on Saturday!- Make an Artisanal Chopping Board Level: Open to All Starting with a block of wood, you will mill up and then glue together multiple strips to make up your  artisanal chopping board.  After its dried (good time to break for lunch) you’ll  cut your wood to final length and width.  You'll sand it to perfection and applied a lovely soy oil/beeswax finish and. you'll be set to go!   Get creative and do a little burning  designs…

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Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

December 28 - December 29 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$460
learn to use the joiner, introduction to wood class, Weekend classes

Learn Beginning Woodworking The Weekend Beginning Woodworking class provides a hands-on workshop experience and a condensed introduction to foundational woodworking techniques and tools. It is ideal for determining if you’d like to get more involved in woodworking, refreshing your skills, or familiarizing yourself with safe power tool use.  It is a good first step in learning how to build furniture. You will learn and practice each step of  the woodworking process: project design and planning, construction drawings, lumber, milling, joinery, construction…

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Saturday Funday | Make Your Own Beer Cup

December 28 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$90
lathe, wood cups, Wood turning classes, beer mugs

Saturday Funday - Make Your Own Beer Cup! Level: Open to All Come and have a fun afternoon learning how to make a beer cup errrr.......beer mug.  We've teamed up with the Hidden Springs Ale Works, so at the end of the afternoon you get to go next door and test it out! If you have never used a lathe before - don't worry! This is super easy and is step by step. You can do this and your instructor is…

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January 2020

Box Making | Michael Cullen

Jan 20, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
michael Cullen, boxes, boxes with embellishments, box making classes

(woodworkinging, boxing, beginninging) Learn How To Make Boxes A wonderful opportunity to explore the art of box making in a very creative way.  This class is open to non woodworker as well as woodworkers of all skill levels who would like to break into new territory. Bandsaw Box Skills In this five day class, taught by renowned furniture maker Michael Cullen a regular contributor to Fine Woodworking magazine, you’ll investigate different approaches and forms that a box can become using both…

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Protected: Making Your Mark with Tool & Brush – Michael Cullen

Jan 27, 2020 - Feb 1, 2020 | 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Making Your Mark with Tool & Brush A wonderful opportunity to explore the art of box making in a very creative way.  This private class is for non woodworker as well as woodworkers of all skill levels who would like to break into new territory.  The mix of skills and talents add to vibrancy to the group - come and relax and craft. Bandsaw Box Skills In this six day class, led by renowned furniture maker Michael Cullen a regular contributor…

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March 2020

Learn Woodcut Printing – Sunday Funday

Mar 16, 2020 | 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
$105
woodblock, printing, woodcut, design techniques, patterns, powerful visual imagery, shape, form, repetition, curves, design concepts, woodcut printing, woodworking

Meet Your Instructor Jennifer Harper is our instructor for this unique class. An accomplished printmaker and artist from Eustice FL, she has studied and taught nationally and internationally...Read More. Woodcut/Wood Block Print Making Level:  Open to All The ancient art of woodblock printing is a perfect craft to get started with printmaking. This easy workshop will introduce you to the tools and methods needed to allow you to carve and print from your own relief woodblocks. White lines and shapes…

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September 2020

Apprenticeship | Michael Fortune & Kelly Parker

Sep 7, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$1750
Michael Fortune, instructor, michael fortune teaching, portrait, woodwork nerd, head shot

Michael Fortune Designer, maker, teacher and mentor, Michael is one of Canada’s most respected contemporary furniture masters. With 33 years of experience, he builds limited edition work and residential furnishing. His innovative work has been in numerous exhibitions worldwide. Kelly Parker A designer and maker of contemporary studio furniture and sculpture.  She has been awarded a professional development grant from the Furniture Society, was the first recipient of a professional development grant awarded by the Krenov Foundation and was recently…

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