Eight spaces will be offered in this class. Get a chance to build this icon of colonial furniture under the direction of Al Breed, chosen by the owners of the original to make replacement copies for the family. Go to The Breed School or allanbreed.com for details.
I've just completed the plans for the Goddard corner chair, full size. This is the one with 3 B&C feet and one pad and the rolled knuckle arms.$150. Wait til the'yre up on my site in a few weeks and get them on line or if you can't do Paypal, send a check.-Al
These aren't up on my site yet, so call 603-749-6231 for details. I'm letting SAPFM folks know early:
Aug. 16-20- Still some space in this "Federal Carving" class, Basket of fruit, sheaves of wheat, etc.
Weekend classes this Fall:$300
Sept. 25 & 26- Carve a Newport shell- Convex, concave or...
I just returned from giving a talk on 18th century cabinetmaking techniques at the annual meeting of the Bayou Bend docents and found some interest among the group in taking a carving or hand tools class with me. Instead of a bunch of you coming to Maine, I thought it would be easier for me to...
I now have a completely rebuilt web site with classes for most of the coming year, plans and castings for sale and more. Classes are limited to 8, so if you're interested, don't wait too long. I'll be sending out an e-mail to all past students and contacts soon.
You'll also be able to set up...
I have donated a choice of either an intro carving or intro hand tool class to a local charity auction. This could be a good opportunity to get a class at below the usual $900 rate. Check out the auction under "unique experiences" at www.heartofportsmouth.cmarket.com -Al
Has anyone else found that the steel in the LN shooting plane blades is brittle? I touched up the factory bevel and honed it a bit and found it would break down and leave tracks after a few passes. I put a secondary bevel on it and that helped. Seems the steel is too hard.-Al