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Spoons with Follansbee & Reamer-Making Class

I’ve been looking forward to doing this class for a few months  – I first learned to carve a spoon properly in one of Peter’s classes and he is such a laid-back, entertaining fellow that the idea of teaching with

Posted in Classes, Craft Films

Green Wood Source List: By You for You

Where do you get green wood? I get this question regularly and it’s a hard one to answer. Seth and I sell oak splits for chairs, but it’s not exactly cheap if you need a bunch of parts. My blog

Posted in Chairmaking Tools and Supplies, Classes, Craft Films, Kiln

Democratic Videos and Upcoming Online Classes

Peter Follansbee and I are planning on a few spoon carving classes in the new year, plus I’m hoping to do a series on making a chairmaking reamer. In the mean time, Curtis and I are doing the last two

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A Urn and Democratic Class Schedule

It’s been a busy month for us.  My wife’s brother Gabe, who has been fighting cancer for nearly two years, took a turn in mid-September.  So we’ve been driving to Berea, KY every couple weeks to visit and help take

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Spoon Carving Videos with Curtis Buchanan

Last weekend’s spoon carving class with Curtis was a blast. It was great to be able to teach with him and I learned a new way to carve a spoon. We’re busy figuring out how to get Curtis’s camera into

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Democratic Chair (and Spoons) with Curtis Buchanan

I’m super excited! I started an apprenticeship with Curtis Buchanan 18 years ago and I’ve been teaching chairmaking myself for 15 years, but we have never taught together – until now. We’re going to teach a series of 10-15 online

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All about Green Wood: Online Class #2

Since my drawknife class last weekend, I have been running around buying new cameras, stand, cables and a wireless mic.  I feel like it’s Christmas every time the mail lady comes.  I found a new videographer (Roy Underhill is a

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Drawknives: My first Online Class

In the last three weeks, I have learned more about USB ports,  bitrates and internet hotpsots than any chairmaker should ever know.  Having tested everything to the best of my abilities, I am now ready to run my first class,

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