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July 2019

The Classic Art of Box Making

July 15 - July 19 | 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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Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

July 20 - July 21 | 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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Summer Camp – Woodworking for Teens

July 22 - July 26 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$780
Beginning Woodworking, how to measure the right angle, learn to use hand tools

TEEN WOODWORKING – SHOP CLASS Minimum age 14 – 17 yrs Our fully equipped shop is the scene of creative,  engineering, and practical skill building work for 5 hours of instruction every day as well for free time. The skills your teen will learn here, will last a life time. Parents this class is open both girls and boys.  No knowledge is required and the class is well supervised. In this hands-on class, you will learn the complete process of…

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Beginning Woodworking

July 22 - July 26 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$750
side table, beginnning woodwork

 Things You'll Learn About 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 class, you will…

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PM – Build A Natural Edge Mid Century Coffee Table

July 22 - July 26 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$370
live edge coffee table, evening classes, evening class, learn to make a slab coffee table

Build a Mid Century Modern Slab Coffee Table Evening Class Level:  Open to All Mid-Century Modern architecture and furniture can be found in homes and designer showrooms around Florida and the rest of the US.  It's clean lines, practical style and just all around "cool" promise to stay a part of the custom furniture and woodworking world for decades to come. That's why we've added this special evening class that will teach you some of the basics of woodworking featuring…

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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

July 27 | 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
$95
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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August 2019

Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

August 3 - August 4 | 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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Essential Handtool & Joinery Skills

August 5 - August 9 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$750
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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Saturday Funday | Make an Artisanal Chopping Board

August 10 | 10:30 am - 3:00 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 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 board…

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Sharpening Clinic for Handtools

August 11 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$100
learn to use your hand tools, fine wood shavings

Sharp tools are an absolute joy to use while dull ones will leave you frustrated and your projects sub par.  Sharpening your tools is a must if you want to get the most out of your tools. In this one day clinic you will learn how to sharpen your chisels, and hand planes using a variety of methods. This can be one of the most valuable skills you can learn this year. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn and improve…

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Beginning Woodworking – Weekend Class

August 17 - August 18 | 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 To Make Kitchen & Shop Cabinets

August 19 - August 24 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$950
kitchen cabinet doors, kitchen, cabinet doors, cabinet making, woodworking, custom kitchen cabinets, custom cabinets

Learn How to Make A Kitchen or Shop Cabinet Learning how to build cabinets allows you to dramatically improve the look and functionality of your kitchen, laundry room, bathrooms, and shop as well as the value of your home. In this hands on class, you will learn the practical aspects of cabinet making as well as how to think about design and layout. This class focuses on design and technique and requires that each student be comfortable and proficient at…

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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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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

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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Queen Anne Handkerchief Table

September 22 - September 26 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$750
queen anne handkerchief table, table, table making, time piece, woodworking,

woodworkinging, tableing, Make Queen  Anne Handkerchief Table The handkerchief table is an exquisite example of Queen Anne furniture from the early 1700's.  It is a small table, but is packed with both lovely, elegant form - shapely legs and nice proportions, and great function weather it is with the leaf up or down.  It is also an entertaining build experience for cabinetmakers. This class is perfect for woodworkers who are familiar with power and handtools and want to hone their skills…

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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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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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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…

Find out more »

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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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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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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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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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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