I believe woodworking will always have a stable ground in my life and I look forward to the endless rabbet holes within the craft that I may find myself exploring.Read More
Without hand tools and “shop-less” - I lived this way for a few years until I decided I needed to re-enable my passion (in woodworking).Read More
A gift symbolizing three countries that their friend has ties to,
Maple wood for Canada
Local Walnut for the U.S.
and the stencil of a bird, the New Zealand Fantail
Jay Haavik’s Viking Era Carvings at the Nordic Museum, Seattle, WARead More
Steve Brown, carver and teacher, built this beautiful canoe.Read More
A week-long class working with hand tools was the inspiration for Theresa’s poem.Read More
The inevitable encounter with the acanthus leaf...Read More
NW Carving Tools with Steve Brown - April 9-13th.
photos by Virgil Aurand
From Truth to Tools by Jim Tolpin
The Hidden Hexon - "we think it's time to share the answer with everyone."
The pressure is on to finish their frame and panel chests. Graduation day is today-congratulations everyone!Read More
I set my mind to it and didn’t give up even though I was wait-listed - the administrators can attest to my determination (they might use other words to describe my excitement). Coree Wehr, Foundations of Woodworking Graduate, fall 2017Read More
Final projects from the students; Chip Garber, Clark Hallam, Brandon Denning and Samuel Allison-the Side Table Project. Chairs; Windsor style by Clark and student-designed and built by Samuel.Read More
Happy New Year from the students, staff and faculty of the Port Townsend School of Woodworking!Read More
Week 3 of the Foundations Class - what's going on here?Read More
We appreciate your time preparing, traveling and teaching at the Port Townsend School of Woodworking.Read More
Congrats to our Design/Build students who spent four weeks building projects of their own design.Read More
Check out the latest photos from our NW Toolmaking class with Nathan Gilles.Read More
Two weeks ago I left stormy Port Townsend wondering what I would do with myself after wood school and how I would put my education to use. Now I'm excited to be embarking on the next seasonal chapter of my life in a new state, using my woodworking and related life skills in true homesteader fashion--repairing farm structures, sharpening garden tools, and turning into the capable handywoman I've always wanted to be.Read More