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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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Update and Free Spindles

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New Online Classes

I miss this scene.  A group of excited students show up on Monday morning and experience green wood for the first time.  Like everyone else, my teaching has completely dried up. I’m lucky that I have a diverse means of

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Greenwood Week, Women’s Chair Class & More

I have finally got my 2020 schedule finalized.  I’ll be co-teaching a class with Roy Underhill at his school in September, teaching for three weeks in Bogota, Columbia in July and teaching these classes in my shop: Continuous Arm Settee

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Hewing a behemoth bowl/Comb Back class

My greenwood week students are making small bowls this week and I promised them I would post this video of a German dude making a small bowl. I just watched it again for fun: The tools in the windowsill are

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