Port Townsend School of Woodworking
Preserving the Tradition


New Work Benches

Do you remember the first time you admired the smooth, clean lines of a new workbench? How the weight and stability were ready to hold the work for any project you could dream of?  And the feeling it inspired that you could build anything? Today, we ask for your support to help us build 10 student workbenches, a teaching bench and to fill the benches with high quality hand tools.

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A Letter from the Director

After a lot of thought, and more than a little inspiration, I've decided that next year will be a year of transition for me. I’ll be moving on from the role of Executive Director in the Spring and returning, like Jim and John, to the role of maker and instructor...

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What's Next for the Tiny Homes?

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! 

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