All workshops scheduled for 2020 have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check back in the early fall for the 2021 offerings.
Making a Windsor chair, bench or stool might seem a very complicated project, but broken into many smaller steps, it can be surprisingly doable. This course is designed for anyone from beginning to advanced skill levels ready to work with a variety of hand tools to make a family heirloom. Projects will be well-engineered very comfortable and styled to fit any décor. Cherry, Walnut, Pine, poplar, oak, and or ambrosia maple will be available for most projects. This workshop can be taken alone or in combination with the following workshop featuring other Windsor furniture pieces. Beginner and Beyond
Tuition: $335 (lunch is included)
Materials Fee: varies by project $205-$305(see Student Material List below)
Registration Fee: $30* (listed as "shipping" in cart) *Members use coupon code WAIVEFEE at check-out
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David Abeel, a woodworker from Traverse City, Michigan, recently retired from a 40 year career running human service agencies so he could work seven days per week doing what he loves most, making Windsor furniture. He teaches chair making classes in Michigan and five other states at folk schools, arts centers and community colleges. David has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Washington.