Next he began working for homestead heritage furniture building custom furniture for different clients gaining additional experience and knowledge making windsor chairs federal style cabinets clocks workbenches sleigh beds and even a waterwheel. Homestead heritage is a traditional crafts village where members of their community grow up with and learn trades such as pottery black smithing furniture making and traditional ways of making fabric and clothing.
Ploughshare offers more than 120 different courses on fine craft skills such as wood furniture making blacksmithing pottery weaving spinning.
Homestead heritage woodworking classes. Its literature stresses simplicity sustainability self sufficiency cooperation service and quality craftmanship. Heritage school of woodworking has successfully taught over 4000 students over 20 years the craft of fine hand tool woodworking. Visit our craft shops and talk to our craftsmen or take classes offered through ploughshare.
Homestead is internationally known for its quality craftsmanship. Along the way they established a furniture making business and in 1995 a woodworking school was added in large part because of the arrival of paul sellers. Homestead heritage is an agrarian and craft based intentional christian community.
Now see our online courses. In our woodworking classes. The ploughshare institute for sustainable culture is located on the homestead craft village campus.
Homestead heritage is a traditional crafts village where members of their community grow up with and learn trades such as pottery black smithing furniture making and traditional ways of making fabric and clothing. Last friday i took a 1 day class at the homestead heritage school of woodworking in waco texas. Homestead woodworking school offers a variety of classes for novice intermediate and advanced woodworkers who are eager to improve their skills.
At the age of 9 mark s interest in woodworking began which led him to begin an apprenticeship with homestead heritage furniture at the age of 17. Our enthusiastic instructors are professional woodworkers with different areas of specialization but with a common dedication to helping others learn the intricacies of their craft. In his own shop he has built many pieces of furniture from small dovetail boxes to large 10 round conference tables.
The church grew and 16 years ago the group moved to texas bought land and set up the village and community of homestead heritage. In its craft village the community has a pottery house a blacksmith shop a cheese making house a woodworking and fine furniture making shop and a fiber crafts cottage that features spinning knitting and weaving these shops are run by award winning craftsmen and are open year round to the public. Last friday i took a 1 day class at the homestead heritage school of woodworking in waco texas.