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 Fall & Winter class schedule now available.

 

The Fundamentals of Carving for Furniture with Mary May

 

floral carving 2 webLearn how to decorate your furniture with relief carving from professional woodcarver, Mary May. She will start with the basics by explaining the process of getting tools razor sharp. Then she will explain the proper ways of safely holding gouges, clamping wood, transferring designs to wood, and anything you need to know in order to get started in this wonderful art.  Mary will explain & demonstrate the technique of giving the appearance of overlapping elements, tricks in how to make carvings appear deeper than they actually are, and how to think through the entire carving process - from design to finished carving. We will be working on three different projects over the course of this jam packed weekend. Students will begin a floral decoration, a classic shell, and a linenfold panel- all in shallow relief. You should have gained the skills during the class which will allow you to finish your practice projects at home.  Step into Mary's head (it's not that scary) and join with her in this carving adventure! Sign up today. Mary is one of this country‚Äôs premier woodcarvers & instructors.

Tuition $395.00 plus materialslinen fold web

Section 050214A: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 2 - 4, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Testimonials

3/9/2014

Hi Bob,

Thank you for a great class. You are a natural born teacher. You made the material concise and easy to understand.

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3/18/2012

Bob,
I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed yesterday's class Sharpening Hand Saws, with Matt Cianci.

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