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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR MICHAEL CULLEN 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…Find out more »
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR GARRETT HACK WOODWORKING WITH CURVES As your woodworking skills develop, so does a natural interest in designing beyond the straight and square. Curved shapes can add elegance, allure, and even strength to your furniture designs. Come and explore and make several different curved parts by: laminating for curved drawers and chair parts, shaping out of the solid with hand tools, coopering (think barrel) for curved panels or case sides, steam bending. We will talk about how to…Find out more »
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ANDREW GIBSON 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…Find out more »
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR MIRIAM CARPENTER Spoon & Small In The Round Carving This workshop aims to strip away intimidation and complication, making carving straightforward and enjoyable. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Students will also have the option to make netsuke - Not familiar with Netsuke? Netsuke are small sculptural objects which gradually developed in Japan over a period of more than three hundred years - they are delightful, thoughtful objects that entrace the maker and the viewer! They…Find out more »
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR ALEXANDER GRABOVETSKIY Carving for Furniture Low Relief Carving Techniques Low relief Carving for furniture, also known as Flemish or Liège style was a very popular from 16th to 19th century in Belgium-Franch culture. It also moved to England and was incorporated by Great Furniture makers such as Thomas Chippendale. In this class, we will discover the beauty and richness of low relief carving. Low relief carving makes something look very 3d even if it only 1/8” (3mm)…Find out more »