Every spring the Northeast Woodworkers Association has a huge exhibition of member work and a woodworking show in wonderful downtown Saratoga, New York. You can find inspiration, woodworking classes, old and new tools, wood, supplies, and lots more.
I’ve participated many times over the last 20 years and have been invited back. I’ll be doing 2 classes each day on:
5 ESSENTIAL HAND PLANE TECHNIQUES
Hand planes are highly efficient, accurate, and for some work superior to machines. We’ll do some edge jointing, smoothing, fine true the shoulders of a joint, and a few other techniques that will persuade you to get out your hand planes and use them.
Details can be fun and add interest, but they are also practical — softening an edge or lightening the visual weight of a part. Garrett will demonstrate some of his favorite dazzling details, from fine inlaid lines to beads and proud cockbeads, and a little about using shell and metals.