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Forum topic by Betsy posted 01-29-2008 06:44 AM 957 views 1 time favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Betsy

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01-29-2008 06:44 AM

Forgivr my typing – medication.

Anyway, I was wondering where you all may have taken a vacation to attend a wwing school and what your thoughts are.

I’m going to go kelly mahler school in berea Kentcky in end of May. Handtoools class. Can’t wait.

So whert you gone?

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!


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GaryK

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#1 posted 01-29-2008 06:51 AM

Hell, Betsy, you are messed up aren’t you?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Mario

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#2 posted 01-29-2008 03:21 PM

I took a class in Shaker box making from John Wilson.

http://www.shakerovalbox.com/

I really enjoyed the class.

-- Hope Never fails

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Betsy

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#3 posted 01-29-2008 04:05 PM

Gary – Short answer – Yes.

John – how di the boxes turn out? Do you still make them?

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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Mike Lingenfelter

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#4 posted 01-29-2008 04:45 PM

I just signed up for a week long class at the Northwest Woodworking Studio school in Portland, OR. The class is in July with Chris Schwarz. I’m looking forward to it, but it’s still a long way away. There are several other schools I would like to go to someday. I’ll try and put together a list. For now the Northwest Woodworking Studio, is only a few hours drive, which makes it a little more convenient.

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 01-30-2008 12:16 AM

Hi Betsy. I will be interested in what you think about this. I have looked at their listing and it seems to be very popular. The school is a little over an hour’s commute but I haven’t worked up the initiative on signing up for any of the classes.

Hope you enjoy it.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 01-30-2008 07:10 AM

I took the one-week “Curves and Veneers” class at Inside Passage School of Fine Woodworking. I loved it and would really like to go back. If you like James Krenov’s work I highly recommend it. I really liked Vancouver and Roberts Creek, BC too.

I’ve been looking at the classes at Kelly Mehler’s school too. I’d like to take a class with Brian Boggs, and it seems like that’s where he usually teaches.

-- johnjoiner

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