Author Archives: fitz

About fitz

Woodworker, writer, editor, teacher, ailurophile, Shakespearean. Will write for air-dried walnut.

‘Litany of Injury,’ by Clayton Huthwaite

Editor’s note: Thanks to everyone who entered our True Tales of Woodworking Contest, in celebration of the release of Nancy Hiller’s new edition of “Making Things Work: Tales of a Cabinetmaker’s Life.” We enjoyed reading every one of the entries … Continue reading

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Alaska Hand-tool Woodworking Classes

I’ll be in Anchorage, Alaska – at least hope to be – from Feb. 28-March 6 to give a presentation on Western Shaker furniture, then teach two hand-tool woodworking classes. It’s expensive not only to fly folks in to teach, … Continue reading

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‘True Tales of Woodworking’ Deadline Approaching

A reminder that the deadline – January 15 – is almost upon us for our True Woodworking Tales Contest to celebrate celebrate the release of Nancy Hiller’s second edition of “Making things Work: Tales from a Cabinetmaker’s Life.” The writer … Continue reading

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Serve Us Up Some Delicious Tales

To celebrate the release of Nancy Hiller’s second edition of “Making things Work: Tales from a Cabinetmaker’s Life,” we’re asking you to tell us your own true woodworking tales. The writer of the best tale – as selected by Nancy, … Continue reading

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Dec. 14 Open House Special Guests

Peter Follansbee is wrapping up his carved box class here tonight, but has decided to stay through tomorrow so that he can be here for the last open house of the year (and anyway, it might take until tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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Registration Now Live for the Welsh Backstool Class

A reminder that tickets are now on sale for John Porritt’s April 6-10 Welsh backstool class. Click here to register.

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Welsh Back Stool Class with John Porritt

John Porritt, a woodworker who trained in the U.K. – and who had one of his chairs praised by John Brown in a Good Woodworking column! – is coming to Covington April 6-10, 2020, to teach a side chair (also … Continue reading

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