All workshops scheduled for 2020 have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check back in the early fall for the 2021 offerings.
Learn the foundation upon which woodshaping skills can be built. Explore a variety of methods and techniques from traditional to contemporary, using the hand and tool together in harmony to shape wood into an object that is useful and beautiful. You will learn to safely saw, split, mill, turn on a lathe, band saw, grind, sand, rasp, file, and carve wood into bowls, spoons, spatulas, spreaders, ladles, and other functional, ornamental and sculptural objects. Surface embellishments such as scorching, coloring, bleaching, pyrography, and various finishes will also be demonstrated and discussed. Beginner and Beyond
Tuition: $615 (lunch is included)
Studio/Materials Fee: $110
Registration Fee: $30* (listed as "shipping" in cart) *Members use coupon code WAIVEFEE at check-out
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Robert F. Lyon received his MFA from the Tyler School of Art and is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of South Carolina. His work has been featured at the Center for Art in Wood, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Vero Beach Museum of Art, New Orleans Museum of Art and the Columbia Museum of Art. He has been a resident artist at The International Turning Exchange organized by The Center for Art in Wood, Sculpture Space, The Kohler Company and the Banff Center for Arts & Creativity. He was awarded the 2014 Individual Fellowship in Craft from the South Carolina Arts Commission. www.robertflyon.com
Douglas Finkel has been a woodworking artist and teacher for over twenty-five years. His work can be found in numerous collections including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Georgia Museum of Art, and the Center for Art in Wood. Doug has taught woodworking in middle school, high school, and as adjunct faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been a resident artist with the Windgate International Turning Exchange, organized by the Center for Art in Wood, and is a recipient of the Freeman Award for Teaching Excellence at St. Paul’s School, MD., where he currently teaches woodworking full-time. www.stpaulsschool.org/page.cfm?p=5026