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809 days ago

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Looking at taking a class from Marc Adams School just south of Indy. Wonering if anyone has some experience to share.

-- Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.


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#1 posted 809 days ago

It’s a great place you will love it. Everything is top notch and a great learning facility. Depending on what class you are taking plan on some long days and nights. But that’s all part of the learning experience at the school. It’s a lot of informational over load. Take lots of notes and a camera. If you have any pacific questions please feel free to ask.
What course are you planning to take and what instructor?

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#2 posted 809 days ago

Took a handplanes class, loved it. Facility is awesome, too.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#3 posted 809 days ago

I am looking at a weekend class first. I need to get better at Finishing. The Basics of Wood Finishing with Mitch Kohanek. Looks like the weekend will be packed with info.

-- Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

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#4 posted 809 days ago

That’s what I did too, a weekend. Coffee, good lunch, well lit, lots of safety eqt and precautions. Enjoy!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#5 posted 808 days ago

Chip73,

Marc Adams is a fantastic school. I’ve been there for many classes and it’s amazing how much can be learned in a short amount of time with a master. The facilities and staff are top notch. They also have opportunities for scholarships. I was selected to spend 8 weeks this summer at the school as an intern. Looking forward to it and maybe I’ll see you there!

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#6 posted 808 days ago

I’ve taken several classes from Marc and they have all been excellent. Even as a professional woodworker I learned a tremendous amount from his classes.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - http://www.dlwoodworks.com - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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chip73

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#7 posted 808 days ago

Thanks for the info – sounds like I cant go wrong.

-- Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

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#8 posted 808 days ago

I have never gone to his school but Marc Adams has a great reputation, I don’t think you can go wrong.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#9 posted 808 days ago

I’ve spent many weeks there over the past several years and am going back for two more classes this year. Mitch Kohanek isn’t one of the instructors I’ve had but I have spoken to several people who did take his classes. All of them said he’s a great teacher.

-- See my work at http://remmertstudios.com and http://altaredesign.com

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