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Instructor: Mary May

Mary May has been carving wood for over 20 years. She had opportunities to study with several mary may shellEuropean master carvers from around the world and has focused on learning the classical styles of traditional hand carving. Mary has a workshop in Charleston, SC where she works on commissioned pieces for architectural details, period furniture, and sculptures. She teaches beginning and advanced carving workshops at a variety of schools throughout the country, as well as in her workshop in Charleston. Mary has developed several instructional DVDs on carving details for American period furniture and has recently started an online woodcarving school. You can see some of her work at

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Hey Bob,

Just wanted to say yet again… the restoration class was terrific.

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Just a note to say the class this weekend with Will was great!

I also want to thank you for the help with the sharpening jig and chisel/guide
and sharpening stone info.  I look forward to more classes.

Best regards,

Ollie Mason