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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS MICHAEL FORTUNE KELLY PARKER Apprenticeship with Michael Fortune & Kelly Parker   Taught by master furniture makers, Michael Fortune, and Kelly Parker, this two-week apprenticeship will profoundly impact your learning. It is a comprehensive class where you will take a design idea from proof-of-concept into fabrication. We will focus

Meet Your Instructor Michael Fortune [rs_space] 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 workshop.  A new
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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. [rs_space] Chair Making with Michael Fortune  This 5-day chair making class

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 worked under the assumption that every woodworking shop should have a table saw. But lately, I’ve been rethinking that strategy.Continue Reading

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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 recently taught a cabinetmaking class at the school. One evening, local woodworkers had the opportunity to hear a presentation byContinue Reading