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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…Find out more »
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Christopher Schwarz Build a comfortable stick armchair in the Welsh tradition using tools and materials that are familiar to the typical woodworker. If chairmaking intimidates you, you aren’t alone. The tools, materials, and processes seem to require a pledge of allegiance to an entirely different craft that uses greenwood, shavehorses and steam boxes. It doesn’t have to be that way. With a bit of cleverness and (mostly) standard woodworking tools, you can build an extremely comfortable stick…Find out more »
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR PHILIP MORELY Chair making with Philip Morely Come and build your skills and furnish your home with this sleek and contemporary Morely Lounge chair. Designed with a Mid Century flair but supremely comfortable, this chair is an excellent way to both develop your woodworking skills and make a statement in your home. Designed by Philip Morely - your instructor, you'll find yourself learning about traditional joinery and careful craft and unique design touches. This build will…Find out more »