Apprenticeship | Michael Fortune & Kelly Parker

  7.09.2020   Kate Swan     No comments

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.

A Student’s Story: Apprenticeship Class – Michael Fortune & Kelly Parker

A Student Story - Decorative Table by Bob Vergette Apprenticeship Class with Michael Fortune & Kelly Parker I attended the apprenticeship design course taught by Michael and Kelly at the

Apprenticeship | Michael Fortune & Kelly Parker

  4.02.2019   Kate Swan     No comments

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.

Five Furniture Makers and Woodturners You Should Know

Five Furniture Makers You Should Know Springboks, Feathers, Leaves, Tides & Chemistry   Fine craft is where form and function meet and these five furniture makers are stellar examples of

Ebonizing Wood with the Witches Brew

  21.08.2018   Kate Swan   Woodworking   No comments

Using the Witches Brew to Ebonize Wood In a recent class at the Florida School of Woodwork, we showed students how to ebonize wood.  Ebonizing is different from dying wood

Choosing Woodworking Tools | Table Saw vs. Band Saw

  13.06.2018   Randy Maxey   Woodworking   No comments

Choosing Woodworking Tools Table Saw vs. Band Saw Woodworking tools are what I’ve spent my life using. Woodworking and teaching woodworking classes has been my life’s work, and I’ve always

How to Design Furniture  Part 1

How to Design Furniture (part 1) Learn the Basic of Furniture Design with Kelly Parker In this 2-part article we’ll explore how to design furniture from concept through to a completed

Hanging Out with Michael Fortune and Kelly Parker

  18.04.2018   Randy Maxey   Woodworking   1 Comment

An Evening with Micheal Fortune & Kelly Parker The Florida School of Woodwork offers many opportunities to meet and talk with well-respected, extremely talented woodworkers. Michael Fortune and Kelly Parker