David Marks Finishing Class 8-1 to 8-5-13 #3: Paul and the Master

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« Part 2: Fuming, Bleaching, Tinting, Dyeing, Oiling, Spraying, and Sanding Part 3 of David Marks Finishing Class 8-1 to 8-5-13 series Part 4: Homework »

Most of us work alone in our shops or garages so one of the side benefits of a workshop is the opportunity to meet new people who have shared passion or interests. Over the past few days I got to meet some great folks including my new friend Paul from Louisiana who traveled all the way to Santa Rosa, California for the class. I’m sure he will tell you it was time and money well spent.

Here’s Paul and The Master

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 356 days ago

Looks like a great class.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 356 days ago

I bet you are learning an awful lot. David does some excellent classes and really knows his stuff. Have Fun!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#3 posted 356 days ago

Hey John, David said to say hello to you so, hello to you. :)

-- tim hill

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#4 posted 356 days ago

Looks like some gr8 times

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 355 days ago

You are so right, Tim. I learned so much and made some good friends. For me, it was a pilgrimage to meet and study with David Marks, and it was beyond awesome. I am very much looking forward to more classes with David in the future. And if I’m lucky, I’ll get the opportunity to study with you again. See you soon.

-- Paul, Lafayette, Louisiana

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#6 posted 353 days ago

Hi Tim,

It was a great class. Surprising to find that both beginners and experienced woodworkers could find value in the same course.

David said the first day that all questions were encouraged, and I was skeptical. Almost all instructors say that, but very few actual encourage questions and keep the class flowing. David was amazing at taking all questions, and somehow getting through the class with 11 boards with very different finishes.

It was great meeting you, and I hope we meet up again. If you’re in the neighborhood, come sit on the deck.


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