Located just outside of wilmington delaware winterthur is the former home and estate of the du pont family. Sharing our love of fine woodworking through classes and mentoring.
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Woodworking classes winterthur. Teachers are patrick edwards kristen arrivee and patrice lejeune. Join my mailing list get on the fast track to the woodworking content you really like by joining my list and telling me what you most want to see in video text song poetry and performance art. I have enrolled in a class at the acanthus workshop in july so you will all be hearing more about chuck bender in the future.
While the museum personnel wouldn t let me take photos i did make a few sketches. Winterthur furniture up close event postponed. The museum s amazing collection of decorative arts nearly 90 000 objects.
Shop hours by appointment. He authored a master class article in fine woodworking that subsequently led to an opportunity to write his first book carving 18th century. Essential woodworking tools antique woodworking tools woodworking workshop woodworking techniques woodworking supplies easy woodworking projects woodworking jigs woodworking classes antique tools.
If you d like some reassurance about the timelessness of fine woodworking i can t imagine a better way to get it than to visit the winterthur museum. It is modeled after a pieced in the winterthur museum. The furniture event at winterthur originally scheduled for april 23 24 has been postponed likely into the october timeframe due to the coronavirus.
Class size is limited to 7 students. These classes use the chevalet de marqueterie to cut the pieces the same process as used at ecole boulle in paris. Address 57 woodside trail chapel hill nc 27517 1 919 932 6050.
A chest by the way that is featured in the june 2013 issue of popular woodworking magazine in case you get closed out of the class this chest attributed to moses pyle and built for hannah darlington is part of the collection at winterthur museum. The upholstery is foam with cotton lining and brocade covering. Years ago when touring winterthur i saw a lot of wacky pennsylvanian dovetails on old chests these joints had been wedged through their pins a feature i had not seen in person before.
A description of the many galleries at winterthur displaying exhibitions and objects from the winterthur collection. The cost for each stage is 900. All classes are taught concurrently.