The Schoolbox at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking

The reason I’m not answering your e-mails or phone messages this week is that I’m teaching the “Hammer in Hand” class at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking.

We’re building three projects this week – a shooting board/bench hook, a Moxon dovetailing vise and the Schoolbox from “The Joiner and Cabinet Maker” book. And with the pace that this class is on, we might have to add a fourth project.

With more than a day and a half left, most of the students are working on the moulding for the piece.

That’s not supposed to happen until tomorrow.

So I think we’ll carve some garden gnomes tomorrow. Can’t have too many garden gnomes.

— Christopher Schwarz

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7 Responses to The Schoolbox at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking

  1. cleo says:

    The plastic glue bottle in the glue pot looks all kinds of wrong.

  2. bawrytr says:

    Free the Garden Gnomes!

  3. Michael S. says:

    Here’s what happens when you get overrun by the garden gnomes

    Seriously, I didn’t think you indulged in carving

  4. tjhenrik says:

    Looks like some fine work being done. I hope we get to see those finished boxes at weeks end.

  5. Graham Burbank says:

    mmmm! Ol’ brown “Death-stick”.I can smell it now…. I see you resolved your bad day with the petrified walnut. Pare-ing and swearing to get’er done.

  6. Justin says:

    I am SOOOOOOO glad that you got so many shots of me…NOT…haha. But seriously, I am having the time of my life. I am so sad tomorrow is the end. Many many great memories were made this week. Oh, and I did some woodworking too. Thanks Chris!

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