1. M

    Spoon carving class near GSO?

    Hey everybody, I'm new here. Somehow or other I ran across a spoon carving video while cruising YouTube last week, and now I've fallen down a rabbit hole. They have zoom classes at sawtooth, but I would rather take an in person class. The in-person class is sold out. I live near Greensboro. I...
  2. C

    Chestnut Creek School of the Arts a place for Instructors & Students

    Hello! We are a non-profit art school located in SWVA- more specifically Galax, VA. We offer classes year round on our main campus, woodworking studio and pottery studio. We have a gorgeous woodworking studio with basic power machinery, hand woodworking tools, luthiere stations and a lathe room...
  3. S

    Looking for a woodworking tutor

    I'm looking for an individual who would be willing to guide me in developing my shop and teach me skills related to several small projects. I am a professional "edutainer" that uses a variety of magic props in my presentations. I would like to learn basic skills and tools so that I can build...
  4. Stuart Kent

    Hot Off The Press!!!

    I'm shouting from the mountain top again (although it's really more like almost sea level here and the trees are way higher than my house). My third and latest ad just came out in Our State Magazine! Help support professional woodworking in NC - and spread the word about my custom furniture...
  5. Jerome B

    Even the blotchy stuff: Staining and finishing wood without fear- workshop

    I am working with the local chapter of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers to put together a workshop on color theory and finishing. I would be most grateful if you could pass this information about the workshop along to your members. The workshop is titled...
  6. Miniature chess set & box with push-fit lid

    Miniature chess set & box with push-fit lid

    Alan Dewey West Asheville NC Miniature chess set of 32 pieces, all of which will fit on either an American dime or an English 5 pence piece! Also, box with push fit lid. Chess set and box turned in European boxwood (Buxus sempervirens), the traditional wood used for...
  7. St George style wine bottle stopper set

    St George style wine bottle stopper set

    Alan Dewey West Asheville NC The venerable old English St George chess style turned in American woods: mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) and black walnut (Juglans nigra). Knight features "cut a'slape" design as an alternative to the more familiar carved...
  8. Lights and Shadows

    Lights and Shadows

    Milissa Ellison Dewey West Asheville NC Turned ornamental object, 12" height, of sugar maple (Acer saccharum), cherry (species unknown) and black walnut (Juglans nigra), Central feature constructed using inside-out or involuted turning technique. Original...
  9. Gypsy Pipe

    Gypsy Pipe

    Milissa Ellison Dewey West Asheville NC Gypsy pipe: turned and carved smoking pipe of mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) with fitted bowl liner and stem of American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana). Stem features captured ring. Length = 4.5". Original design...
  10. Miniature chess set and box with fitted lid

    Miniature chess set and box with fitted lid

    Full chess set (32 pieces) and fitted box. European boxwood. American dime for scale: the whole set will fit on the dime! Alan Dewey, CHESSSPY West Asheville NC
  11. Inside-Out Turning

    Inside-Out Turning

    Hard maple, cherry, and black walnut. Milissa Ellison Dewey, FLOOTSIE (inside-out turning, stem and design) Alan Dewey, CHESSSPY (top and bottom caps, candle cup)
  12. "Gypsy Pipe"

    "Gypsy Pipe"

    Hand-carved cherry pipe bowl with turned American persimmon bowl liner and stem featuring captured ring. Milissa Ellison Dewey, FLOOTSIE West Asheville NC
  13. St George style chess set / wine bottle stopper set

    St George style chess set / wine bottle stopper set

    Turned mountain laurel and black walnut; commercial stopper set from Penn State Industries. Alan Dewey, CHESSSPY West Asheville NC
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    Finishing classes available? one of my many weaknesses as a woodworker...and in my opinion, probably the second most important skill to master, is finishing. There are books and tomes and lexicons and volumes written about this subject, some of which I have read and attempted to follow, with varying degrees of...
  15. Scott Meek

    We need your help with 2012 classes at Gregory Paolini Design!!

    The Student bench room in our new facility is just about complete, it's almost as large as our entire last shop! Now we're putting the finishing touches on our 2012 class schedule - But we really want to hear from you! If there's a class you're interested, please shoot us an e-mail - Even if...
  16. M

    Turning Classes - Mooresville / Davidson / Charlotte

    I am a beginner turner and have taken a few classes at the local woodcraft in Matthews. For a variety of different reasons, I just don't feel comfortable with my technique or how my tools have been sharpened. I am looking for some 1-1 private instruction over the course of a month or two (for...
  17. W

    Asheville Hardware Classes

    I know asheville hardware is a sponsor of this site but I must vent a little. I took a basic turning class in April of this year and while I was there I signed up for the bowl turning class in May. The class went well and I asked the instructor if he would be teaching the class in May. He said...
  18. R

    Fall Registration for woodworking classes Aug 17 & 18

    I am the primary wood instructor at Western Piedmont Community College in Morganton, NC. I'm attaching the announcement from my division head about our fall class registration. We have a very well equipped shop with helical carbide insert cutterheads in our 24" planer and 12" joiner. Also we...
  19. Mike Davis

    Thoughts on taking classes

    I started wood working when I was 7 or 8 and got kinda serious when I had my sign shop in the early 70s and much more when I had a general antique store, repair shop, sign shop, stained glass and picture framing store in the early 80s. Specialization is for bugs. :rotflm: I most...
  20. S

    offering carving classes

    I have finally decided to offer carving classes on a broader basis. I have taught an apprentice, several students and have helped several retired gentlemen over the years. Carving has been my career for the past 32 years. I am able to offer beginning to advanced classes in relief and three...

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