CATEGORIES

Profile: John P. McCormack

As the Port Townsend School of Woodworking welcomes master woodworkers from around the Northwest to their November Woodworking Show, we caught up with its newest faculty member, John P. McCormack. Here is John’s story in his own words:

3 mins read
Woodworker West
November - December 2019

From David Marks Studio- Patina Applications & Questions

For years, many of you have read my discussions about gilding and chemical patination techniques, but are unsure about its application to your own work. I'd like to share a recent email from Sandra Walkin of Louisiana, who took my Gilding & Chemical & Patination class and a 2-day private class in 2015:

4 mins read
Woodworker West
November - December 2019

Education: NW Woodworking Studio

Education: NW Woodworking Studio

1 min read
Woodworker West
November - December 2019

Rubbing Out Arm R Seal & Questions

Rubbing Out Arm R Seal & Questions

5 mins read
Woodworker West
January.- February 2019

Education: Maloof Foundation Classes

When he set up his foundation, Sam Maloof envisioned an enduring arts center, with a museum and educational workshops to teach woodworking.

2 mins read
Woodworker West
January.- February 2019

Tools & Techniques - Intro To CNC Routers

The value of CNC (computer numerical controlled) technology is a given among most production shops—even if they don't have one.

5 mins read
Woodworker West
November-December 2018

Profile: Greg Klassen

Greg Klassen of Everson, WA is studio furnituremaker, who’s River® Table Collection has garnered international attention and orders. Here is Greg’s story, in his own words:

3 mins read
Woodworker West
November-December 2018

Turning Topics AAW Members' Exhibition

Continuum

1 min read
Woodworker West
July - August, 2019

Tools & Techniques

Reinforcing Butt Joints

5 mins read
Woodworker West
July - August, 2019

Shavings & Sawdust

58th International Art Exhibition

1 min read
Woodworker West
July - August, 2019

Profile: Scott Grove

Scott Grove of Rochester

4 mins read
Woodworker West
July - August, 2019

From David Marks Studio Gilding, Patination & Questions

David Marks has been a studio furniture maker in Santa Rosa, CA for over 40 years and was the host of the popular woodworking television program WoodWorks on the DIY network. He also has been a contributor to Woodworker West, since 2004.

5 mins read
Woodworker West
July - August, 2019

Education: Cerritos College

The Woodworking Program at Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA showcased student work from the 2018-2019 school year at an exhibit and celebration in May.

1 min read
Woodworker West
July - August, 2019

Tools & Techniques Understanding Greene & Greene

Craft in America, the Peabody Award-winning PBS television series, showcases the creative spirit of America’s handmade craft artists.

3 mins read
Woodworker West
March - April 2019

Profile: Jim Piper

Jim Piper of Portland, OR draws upon the natural world in creating his exquisite turned and embellished wood pieces.

3 mins read
Woodworker West
March - April 2019

From David Marks Studio Milling Guitar Backs

David Marks has been a studio furniture maker in Santa Rosa, CA for nearly 40 years and was the host of the popular woodworking television program WoodWorks on the DIY network.

2 mins read
Woodworker West
March - April 2019

Tools & Techniques Small Shop Design

Tools & Techniques Small Shop Design

7 mins read
Woodworker West
March-April, 2017

From David Marks Studio Answering Reader's Questions

From David Marks Studio Answering Reader's Questions

5 mins read
Woodworker West
March-April, 2017

Profile: Marco Cecala

Marco Cecala of Phoenix, AZ is a talented craftsman, beginning a transition into full-time furnituremaking. Here is Marco’s story, in his own words:

4 mins read
Woodworker West
January-February, 2017

Education: Port Townsend School

The Port Townsend School of Woodworking celebrates its 10th anniversary. Located within the 434-acres of the Fort Worden State Park on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula in Port Townsend, WA, the school has grown from a few courses taught in rented classrooms to a full curriculum and 5,000 sq. ft. of facilities.

3 mins read
Woodworker West
January-February, 2017