Woodshop humor from Eric Anderson.Read More
This week, students in Steve Brown's toolmaking class crafted carving tools typical of the Northwest coast carving tradition. Students forged and mounted the blades to create adzes and carving knives. Take a peek into the shop on the final day of class!Read More
Last Friday, our team of students & instructors said farewell to the traditionally framed structures they had spent the past month working on as the Tiny Homes Building Class drew to a close. For those who want to follow the next steps in the process, Raphael Berrios and Amy Sleeper (builders/owners of one of the structures) have a great blog where they are documenting the experience of building their own "tiny timber frame" home. Check it out and follow along!Read More
Local custom furniture maker Michael Hamilton was kind enough to open his Port Hadlock shop to us recently. He showed us a unique project in the works, shared his woodworking story and thoughts for the next generation of woodworkers.Read More
Students in Design/Build Studio spent the past month designing and building a piece (or more!) of furniture. Here are photos from some of these projects- others are still in earlier stages of the process. We can't wait to see how the makers will finish them, and we'll be sure to share photos here when they do!Read More
We're offering a week-long class just about joints here at Port Townsend School of Woodworking, aptly named "Just Joints". Why devote a week to learning about and practicing joinery techniques? Jim Tolpin, a guy who knows a thing or two about the topic, shares his musings on the importance of good joinery.Read More
A photo slideshow of students and their work from the last day of the Spring Foundations of Woodworking course. This is the cumulation of three months of hard work and an immense amount of learning. They created some truly beautiful pieces!Read More
Last Thursday, the PTSW community spent a wonderful morning connecting with friends over breakfast and celebrating this year's Founders' Award recipient, Jaap Romijn. Here are some photos from this fun event!