The Southwest School of Woodworking is a non-profit educational organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. If you’ve wanted to experience the joy of woodworking under the guidance of an experienced craftsman, you may want to go “kick the tires” at the grand opening of the school’s new location.
You’ll get to tour the classrooms, watch some demonstrations, and possibly win some door prizes. Here’s what you need to know:
Southwest School of Woodworking Grand Opening
When: Saturday November 7, 2015, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: 621 North 7th Ave, Phoenix
Michael C. Fortune is one of Canada’s most respected and creative contemporary furniture masters. He is acknowledged for both his technical and design expertise, giving lectures and workshops across Canada and the United States. His work has appeared in numerous exhibitions worldwide. In 1993 Michael received the prestigious Prix Saidye Bronfman, Canada’s highest award in the crafts, and in 2007 he received the Award of Distinction from The Furniture Society. Visit his website: www.michaelfortune.com
Learn Michael’s unique approach to his award winning designs.
Nov. 8 to 11, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Jigs and Fixtures
Learn and build the unique jugs and fixtures Michael creates to accommodate the joinery for his unique designs.
Nov. 12 to 15, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Michael will share his techniques for producing his stunning photographs of his furniture
Nov. 16, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Mastering your Bandsaw
Michael is the Jedi master of the bandsaw. He will teach us how to master this most versatile saw in the shop.
Nov. 18 9:00am to 5:00pm
Vice President of Operations – Woodworkers Source
We’re a family-owned lumber & woodworking supply retailer with 3 delightful stores in Arizona, and 35 friendly employees.
Mark oversees the company and creates tutorials on wood finishing and woodworking tips for hardwood lumber.
Woodworkers Source is a division of MacBeath Hardwood Co.