It has been a few weeks since writing but,that is the way things go during season as a furniture maker. I wanted to get a little more information out on my apprenticeship with the State of Vermont. I started in the middle of July 1995 ( I was g...
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Location: Black Mountain,North Carolina
I began a fine woodworking apprenticeship under a local master furniture maker in Vermont while still in high school. Upon completing the required 8000 hour apprenticeship program, I became the first to achieve Vermont State certification for Furniture Making.
My 5 year journeymanship followed, beginning in Vermont and extending to Naples, FL.
Finally, in 2004, my dream of being a Master came true when I opened my first shop in Naples, FL. In 2010, I expanded that dream by relocating back to the forests, this time, in the Western North Carolina town of Black Mountain.
-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/
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I started my apprenticeship in 1995 right before I started 11th grade. I had worked with my dad on our house since I was 10 years old and had worked many jobs mowing lawns and yard work.This was going to be my first time working a job that I did n...
It will start by saying that am new at this whole blog thing and I am working at it so I can get better.It is kind of something that I am starting to enjoy and, it takes some of the normal life stress stuff and helps put it a side for a little whi...