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Black Warrior Wood Turning School
4509 Woodland Hills Dr.
Tuscaloosa, Al 35405
(205) 553-6977
Contact: Maurice Clabaugh,
(Woodturning: One-day classes taught on full sized lathes at all skill levels)

Southern Union State Community College
1701 Lafayette Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
(334) 745-6437



Southwest Center for Craftsmanship LLC
1321 E. Monte Cristo Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85022
Contact: Raul Ramirez, Director
Our Mission is to teach and promote the skills of fine craftsmanship in: furniture design & construction, sculpture, and mixed media, through the use of traditional hand skill techniques and modern equipment.
We strive to encourage creativity and personal growth through education in craftsmanship.


TechShop Chandler
249 E. Chicago St.
Chandler, AZ 85225
TechShop is a vibrant, creative community that provides access to tools, software and space. You can make virtually anything at TechShop. Come and build your dreams!

TechShop is a playground for creativity. Part fabrication and prototyping studio, part hacker-space and part learning center, TechShop provides access to over $1 million worth of professional equipment and software. We offer comprehensive instruction and expert staff to ensure you have a safe, meaningful and rewarding experience. Most importantly, at TechShop you can explore the world of making in a collaborative and creative environment.
What We Offer:
Each of our facilities includes laser cutters, plastics and electronics labs, a machine shop, a wood shop, a metal working shop, a textiles department, welding stations and a waterjet cutter. Members have open access to design software, featuring the entire Autodesk Design Suite. Huge project areas with large work tables are available for completing projects and collaborating with others. Free coffee and fresh popcorn are always available for your enjoyment. We also offer a number of experience-driven corporate events developed specifically to bring teams together and engage them in the act of making.
How It Works:
It’s simple. Anyone may attend classes. For a monthly or annual fee, members can reserve and use TechShop’s tools upon successful completion of equipment-specific Safety and Basic Use (SBU) classes. Talented staff members are available full time to help develop ideas and improve technical skills.
You really have to see it to believe it. Stop by for a tour with one of our Dream Consultants and have all your questions answered. Whatever your background or skill sets, come in and prepare to be inspired!


White River Artisans School
2519 Denton Ferry Road
Cotter, AR 72626
(870) 430-5437
(Canoe Building)



Ambrose Pollack
26550 Rancho San Carlos Road
Carmel, CA 93923
(831) 625-6554
(Cabinetmaking & Furniture making)

The American School of French Marquetry
3815 Utah Street
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 298-0864

American School of Lutherie
449 Allan Court
Healdsburg, CA 95448

The Arques School
P.O. Box 2010
Sausalito, CA 94966
(415) 331-7134
(Boat Building, Outfitting and Detailing)

Cerritos College
Technology Division Office
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 860-2451ext. 2900
Certificate program with courses on system cabinetmaking equipment and traditional machines and hand tools.

The Krenov School
(formerly College of the Redwoods)
440 Alger Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
(707) 964-7056
(Woodworking Basics & Furniture making)

David J. Marks Woodworking Classes
PO Box 6101
Santa Rosa, CA 95406
(Woodworking, Turning, Gilding & Chemical Patination) Classes are taught in David’s workshop/studio in which he taped the television show “Woodworks” on the DIY Channel.)

Essick Woodworking School
15087 Lost Ln.
Grass Valley, Calif.  95949
(Teaches all levels of students in furniture and cabinet making)

Grew-Sheridan Studio
3450 Third Street, #5E
San Francisco CA 94124
(415) 824-6161
(Woodworking Basics & Woodturning)

Masterpiece School of Furniture
541 S. Franklin Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
(707) 964-8798
(Woodworking Basics Furniture making)

Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Road
San Marcos, CA
(760) 744-1150
(Cabinetmaking, Millwork, Machining & Furniture making)

Pleasant Hill Education Center Wood Shop
3100 Oak Park Blvd, Room 208
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 937-1530 Ext. 3990
(Woodworking Basics Woodcarving)

School of Classical Woodworking
819 Dolan Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 381-9474

1635 Spruce St.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 266-6630

William Ng Woodworks LLC – School of Fine Woodworking
1340 N. Dynamics St. #H
Anaheim, CA. 92806
(714) 993-4215
(Marquetry, Tool Making, Veneered Furniture, Finishing Techniques, Woodturning, Joinery/Advanced Joinery, Carving and more)

The Wood Works Furniture Design Studio
(Located within The Corona Heritage Park)
510 Foothill Parkway
Corona, CA. 92882



Red Rocks School of Fine Woodworking and Lutherie Red Rocks Community College
13300 W 6th Ave
Lakewood, CO 80465
(303) 914-6600
Furniture making

Anderson Ranch Arts Center
5263 Owl Creek Rd.
P.O. Box 5598
Snowmass Village, CO 81615
(970) 923-3181
(A community dedicated to creativity and growth through the making and understanding of the visual arts, including woodworking.)

Luthiers School of the Rockies
4500 Whitney Place
Boulder CO 80303
(303) 499-1614 Harry Fleishman
Musical Instruments Specialty Woodwork



The Woodworkers’ Club
215 Westport Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 847-9663
(Woodworking Basics)

Durham School For Early American Trades
230 Maple Ave.
Durham CT 06422
(860) 349-8872  Rick Bihlmeyer
Furniture making Musical Instruments Specialty Woodwork

Brookfield Craft Center
P.O. Box 122 Route 25
Brookfield, CT 06804-0122
John Russell

Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking
249 Spencer Street
Manchester, CT 06040
860-647-0303 Bob Van Dyke
(Basic woodworking fundamentals classes to cabinet making to woodturning classes)

The Nautical Arts Workshop
51 Meadow Woods Road
Deep River, Connecticut 06417
860-767-7345 Peter McKenna
Woodworking classes inspired by our maritime heritage.



Constantine’s Wood Center
1040 E. Oakland Park Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334
(954) 561-1716
(Marquetry/Inlay, Woodturning, & Restoration)

Florida School of Woodwork
1609 N. Franklin St. Tampa FL 33602
813 223 3490

Infinity Tools Wood School
310 Mears Blvd.
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 881-9090 (Local)
(877) 872-2487 (Toll free)
Contact: Kurt Raschke (
Infinity Tools woodworking classes are designed to help beginning woodworkers through advanced sharpen and hone your skills. We offer multiple classes as well as private instruction to help get you on your way to furniture building fun.

Swann Woodwork Studio
2111 N. Albany Ave
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 503-7061
(Woodworking, Furniture Making & Finishing)



Gwinnett Woodworker’s Association
Lawrenceville, GA
(770) 682-9394
(Woodworking Basics & Furniture making)

Central Georgia Technical College
3300 Macon Tech. Dr.
Macon, GA 31206
(Degree, diploma or certificate programs in cabinetmaking, carpentry, finish trim.)

The Dogwood Institute School of Fine Woodworking
Ronald G. Peyton
1640 Mid-Broadwell Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004
(Courses in woodworking basics, foundations for fine woodworking series, furniture making and wood turning.)

Gwinnett Woodworker’s Association
535 Indian Trail Rd.
Lilburn, GA 30047
(770) 925-3674
(Demonstrations, lectures, hands-on sessions and seminars for furniture, crafts, gift items, and many other types of woodworking projects.)




J. Miller Handcrafted Furniture
1774 W. Lunt Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626
(773) 761-3311
(Furniture making)

Alpine School of Woodcarving
225 Vine Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 692-2822 -Woodcarving

Orth Furniture Apprenticeship
20817 Bunker Hill Road
Marengo, IL 60152
(815) 943-4099
David Orth



Marc Adams School of Woodworking
5504 E. 500 North
Franklin, IN 46131
(317) 535-4013
(Woodworking Basics, Furniture making, Woodcarving & Women’s Classes)

Barnard Woodworking School
1714 E. Owl Hollow Rd.
Paoli, IN 47454
Contact Email:
(From beginners to advanced… Arts and crafts furniture project oriented, 2 day classes to 10 day classes, Bow arm morris chair, end tables, finishing class, tall clock classes, kitchen cabinet classes, advanced cabinetmaking class, power tool classes and hybrid classes, and much more. Limited to 4 student maximum except finishing class will take I 6.)


Barnard Woodworking School
1714 E. Owl Hollow Rd.
Paoli, IN 47454
Contact Email:
(30 by 60 shop, totally equipped, Sawstop, wide belt sander, 16 inch jointer, 20-inch planer, a/c in summer, dust collection, wood floor. Note: 4 student maximum. Guarantee you will complete your project! The owner instructor teaches all classes, over 10 years teaching, over 50 years experience making living in various woodworking careers.)



Maharishi University of Management
1000 North 4th Street
Fairfield, IA 52557
(800) 369-6480
(Woodworking Basics, Cabinetmaking, Furnituremaking, Woodturning, Woodcarving Hand Tools, Architectural Millwork)



Pittsburg State University College of Technology
David Miles, Ed. S. Assistant Professor Technology Studies
Wood Technology E139 C-KTC
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
(620) 235-4942
(CNC routers and other industrial equipment.)



Berea College of Crafts
Berea, Kentucky, USA
(606) 986-9341

Full Circle School of Woodworking
122 S. Main St.
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
contact: Wayne Miller
A hand-tool woodworking school that teaches classes in the fundamentals of joinery, tool and hand saw sharpening, hand plane usage and more.

Kelly Mehler’s School of Woodworking
P.O. BOX 786
Berea, KY 40403
(859) 986-5540
(Basic woodworking skills and Furniture making)




Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
P.O. Box 518
Deer Isle, ME 04627
(207) 348-2306
(Woodworking Basics, Furniture making, Woodturning)

The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship
25 Mill Street
Rockport, ME 04856
(207) 594-5611
(Furniture making, Turning, and Carving. Beginner through advanced. Workshops, Twelve-week Intensive & Nine-month Comprehensive courses)

The Landing School
P.O. Box 1490
Kennebunkport, Maine 04046
(207) 985-7976
(Boat Building)

University of Maine
5755 Nutting Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
1-800-WOOD-UNIV (1-800-966-3864)
4-year degree program in Wood Design and Craftsmanship

The Breed School
South Berwick, Maine
603-749-6231 or 207-384-5938

Naskeag Road
P.O. Box 78
Brooklin, ME 04616
Rich Hilsinger



1406 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 685-4375
(Furniture making)

Edward H. Stone
Bowie, MD
(301) 464-8079



North Bennet Street School
150 North Street
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 227-0155
(Cabinet & Furniture Making, Carpentry, Preservation Carpentry, and Violin Making, as well as Continuing Education courses.)

The Furniture Institute of Massachusetts
116 Water Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 922-0615
(Furniture making)

New England School of Architectural Woodworking
One Cottage Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
(413) 527-6103
(Woodworking Basics, Cabinetmaking, Furniture making, Wood Machining, Architectural Millwork, Boat Outfitting and Detailing)

Paul White Woodcarving
295 Rte 6A
E. Sandwich, MA 02537
(508) 888-1394
(Basic woodcarving & eagle carving workshops)

The Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts
24 Eliot Street
Jamaica Plains, MA 02130
(617) 524-3313
(Woodworking Basics – Hand Tools)

Calvo Studio Wood Carving School
186 Main St.
Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930
(978) 283-0231
(Woodcarving, Woodcarving Tool Forging and Design)

Heartwood School
Johnson Hill Road
Washington, MA 01223
(413) 623-6677
(Woodworking Basics, Cabinetmaking, Furniture making & Women’s Classes)

Worcester Center for Crafts
25 Sagamore Road
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 753-8183
(Woodworking Basics, Furnituremaking, Woodturning, Woodcarving)

Professional Craft Studies
Worcester Center for Crafts
25 Sagamore Rd.
Worcester, MA 01605
508-753-8183, ext. 3014
Tom O’ Malley
(Routing basics to woodturning)



Stiles University
3965 44th SE
Michigan, MI 49512
(Programming, Machine Operation and Maintenance for panel processing and solid wood)


Stiles University
3965 44th SE
Michigan, MI 49512
Wide variety of entry level through advanced technology equipment utilized in four training facilities taught by full time faculty and adjunct instructors.



Blue Sky Galleries
1200 Mendelssohn Ave. N.
Golden Valley, MN 55427-4357
(763) 546-8007
(Furniture Making)

Dakota County Technical College
1300 E. 145th Street
Rosemount, MN 55068-(651) 423-8472-
(Woodworking Basics, Restoration & Conservation)

Duluth Folk School
2940 Seven Bridges Road
Duluth, MN 55804

Hennepin Technical College
Brooklyn Park Campus  9000 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Eden Prairie Campus
9200 Flying Cloud Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Gayle Johnson

Ivan Whillock Studio
122 NE First Avenue
Fairbault, MN 55021
(507) 334-8306

Mike Siemsen’s School of Woodworking
9912 Green Lake Trail
Chisago City, MN 55013
(Specializes in hand tools and blended power/hand tool woodworking)

North House Folk School
P.O. Box 759
Grand Marais, MN 55604
(218) 387-9762 (888) 387-9762
(Project, tool-use and other handicraft courses.)




American Woodworking Academy
1304 W. Lark Industrial
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 343-3750
(Woodworking Basics, Cabinetmaking, Furniture making, & Woodturning)

Craft Alliance Education Center
6640 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130
314-725-1177 Ron Diefenbacher



Chidwick School of Fine Woodworking
146 Crooked Pine Road
Stevensville, Montana 59870



Western Woodcarvers
868 Cty Rd. 13
Itheca, NE 68033
(402) 623-4292



New Hampshire

Epic Woodworking
336 Baptist Road
Canterbury, NH 03224
(Woodworking, Furniture making, Woodcarving, Finishing & Women’s Classes)

Homestead Woodworking School
52 Bald Hill Road
Newmarket, NH 03857
(603) 659-2345
(Woodworking Basics, Furniture making, Woodturning, Woodcarving & Women’s Classes)

The Windsor Institute
44 Timber Swamp Road
Hampton, NH 03842
(603) 929-9801
(Furniture making)


New Jersey

Frank Klausz – Master CabinetMaker
Frank’s Cabinet Shop, Inc.
1992 Burnt Mills Rd.
Pluckemin, NJ 07978
(908) 658 4396

Wood Technology, Joinery & Finishing
Peters Valley Craft Education Center
19 Kuhn Road
Layton, NJ 07851
(973) 948-5200
(Furniture making & Woodcarving)

The American Woodcarving School
21 Pompton Plains Crossroad
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 835-8555


New Mexico

Santa Fe Community College
Fine Woodworking Program 6401 Richards Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-428-1726 Robert Lasso


680 Haines Ave
Albuququerque, NM 87102
(505) 750-4522
(Albuquerque’s first makerspace, we are an all-volunteer space open to members 24/7, and we have shops for metal, wood, electronics, and fiber arts, plus a classroom to seat 25 students. We’ve got a Laser Cutter, two desktop CNC mills, tablesaw, bandsaws, drill presses, and a radial-arm saw, plus a community of 50+ dedicated makers.)


New York

Long Island School of Classical Woodcarving
74-West Hoffman Ave
Lindenhurst NY 11757
(631) 225-1666

Rochester Institute of Technology
James E. Booth Building
73 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester NY, 14623
(716) 475-2411
(Woodworking Basics & Furniture making)

Art’s Wood Shop & School of Woodworking
240 Portage Rd.
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
(716) 285-1814
(Courses in woodworking basics, cabinetry, furniture-making and hand tools.)

Fine Joinery Workshops
557 Country RD 95
P.O. Box 40
Obernburg, NY 12767
(845) 482-5682
(Woodworking Basics, Furniture making)

School of Art+Design
Purchase College School of the Arts
State University of New York
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
914.251.6763Dennis FitzGerald


Makeville Studio
119 8th St., Unit 208
Brooklyn, NY 11215


North Carolina

Country Workshops Woodworking School
990 Black Pine Ridge Road
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 656-2280
(Furniture making, Woodturning, Woodcarving, & Women’s Classes)

The Woodwright’s School
89A Hillsboro Rd.
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(Classes in hand-tool woodworking techniques with Roy Underhill & Friends)

John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902
(828) 837-2775
(Furniture making, Canoe Building, Marquetry/Inlay, Woodturning, Woodcarving, & Musical Instruments)

Rockingham Community College
P.O. Box 38
Wentworth, NC 27375
(336) 342-4261 Ext. 2178
(Woodworking Basics & Furniture making)

Hobbs Furniture Classes
948 Pender Road
Hertford NC 27944
(252) 426-7815
(Furniture making)

Penland School of Crafts
P.O. Box 37
Penland, NC 28765
(704) 765-2359

Haywood Community College
Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721-9454
(704) 627-2821




Boston Woodworking Co., Ltd
423-A South Galena Rd.
Sunbury, OH 43074
(740) 965-9618
Contact: Mark Arnold,
(Located in Central Ohio, Boston Woodworking Co., Ltd has been providing instruction to aspiring furniture makers since 1996.)

Columbus Woodcraft Store
1077 Bethel Road
Columbus, OH 43220

Conover Workshops
18125 Madison Road
P.O. Box 679
Parkman, OH 44080
(440) 548-3491
(Woodworking Basics, Cabinetmaking, Furniture making, & Woodturning)

Little Miami Handworks
26 East Frankling St,
Bellbrook, Ohio 56305

We are a woodworking school centered on traditional hand tool use. Our instructors are passionate about woodworking and about the preservation of the traditions of working wood by hand. Classes are small and each student is provided their own bench and set of tools. During classes students are given the opportunity to try many different tools from many different manufactures to help them make informed decisions on their future tool purchases.

University of Rio Grande
218 N. College Avenue
Rio Grande, OH 45674
(740) 245-7441
(Fine Woodworking: Nine-month certificate, and associate degree, and a bachelor degree program)

The University of Akron
Continuing Education Division
Akron, OH
(330) 972-7577
(Woodworking Basics, Woodcarving)

Wisen Woodworking School
218 East Main St.
P.O. Box 877
Painesville, Ohio 44077
(Woodworking and Furniture Making classes for all skill levels in Downtown Painesville.)

Woodworking with Ron
4290 Indianola Ave. (rear)
Columbus, OH 43214
Parkman, OH 44080
(We believe in teaching the skills every woodworker needs to know to be
successful in working the material we all use – wood!)


Akron Makerspace
48 S. Summit St.
Akron, OH 44308
Boasting a fully equipped woodworking shop including a CNC router and laser. We also have a full fabrication facility including Metalworking, Welding, Arts, Sewing, electronics, Robotics, and more.

Our mission is to educate individuals to learn, design, and create within the areas of technology, art, engineering, and manufacturing, preparing them with hands-on skills to enter into entrepreneurship roles.

The Manufactory
12055 Mosteller Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45241

Course Subject Areas: We offer Safe use classes that teach equipment basics. We also have an expanding list of project based and special interest workshops that provide opportunities for learning new techniques and specific project builds.
The Manufactory is a 17,000 sq. ft. Makerspace, the ultimate workshop. It is chock full of a wide variety of equipment that can be used to build almost anything you can dream. For a modest membership fee you gain access to a clean, safe work environment and tools that are rarely available in one place. We have a metal shop, wood shop, welding, plastics, laser engravers, textiles, 3D printing and more. The centerpiece of our wood shop is a 4′ x 8’+ CNC router. The shop is also equipped with a complete collection of woodworking machinery, jigs, etc.




American School of Lutherie
2745 SW Scenic Dr.
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 292-2307
(Comprehensive guitar-making and repair program for stringed instrument makers of all levels. Master classes with some of the world’s leading luthiers.)

Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Uses Sisters High School shop (2000+ SqFt). SHS shop has seven workbenches with quick release vises and additional work/assembly tables. Stationary tools include a SawStop tablesaw, two bandsaws, jointer, planer, 2 drill press’s, a wide belt sander, belt and disk sanders and a grinder. Portable powertools include circular and jig saws, drills, plate joiner, routers, ro sanders. Handtools (provided by the instructor) include measuring and marking tools a variety of handsaws, bench, block, scraping and joinery planes, rasps & files, chisels, gouges and sharpening equipment. Topics include SAFETY, wood selection, tool buying and maintenance, sharpening, joinery and finishing. One instructor. Class size is limited to fourteen students.

The Northwest Woodworking Studio
Gary Rogowski 1002 SE 8th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 284-1644
(Traditional crafts approach)

Oregon School of Arts & Crafts
8245 SW Barnes Road
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 297-5544
(Woodworking Basics & Furniture making)



The Acanthus Workshop, LLC
244 Ellis Woods Rd.
East Coventry Twp., Pottstown, PA 19465

Bucks County Community College
275 Swamp Road
Newtown PA 18940
(215) 968-8000
(Fine Woodworking Majors)

Eric Schaefer School of Guitarmaking
166 Tulpehocken St.
Bernville, PA 19506
(610) 639-2777

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts Wood Studio
201 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601
(Machinery and hand tools)
(610) 374-4600

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Department of Art
Sprowls Hall, Room 115 470
South Eleventh Street
Indiana, PA 15705
724-357-2538 or 724-357-2367
Contact: Steven Loar or Christopher Weiland

J. D. Lohr School of Woodworking
242 N. Limerick Rd.
Schwenksville, PA 19473
(610) 287-7802
(Machine-based Woodworking)

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Williamsport, PA

Philadelphia Furniture Workshop
1725 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 546-9700
(Machinery and hand tools.)

Philadelphia Windsor Chair Shop Workshops
P.O. Box 67
Earlville, PA 19519
(610) 689-4717
Contact: Jim Rendi

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
750 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Contact: Steve Latta or Rob Tobias
(Cabinet Making and Wood Technology)


1st Avenue Woodworking
50 1st Ave.
Royersford, PA 19468
Course Subject Areas:

  • Intro to Furniture & Cabinetmaking
  • Furniture & Cabinetmaking 2
  • Kitchen & Construction
  • Intro to Veneering
  • Spray finishing & hand applied finishes
  • Hand tool woodworking
  • Ornamental woodcarving for furniture

Shop Description: 4000 sq feet shop, 4 instructors, 2 Saw stop table saws, 8 & 12″ jointer, 2 12″ compound sliding mitre saws, wide belt sanders, band saw, all hand tools, all finishing equipment.


Rhode Island

International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS)
449 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840

Rhode Island School of Design
2 College St.
Providence, RI 02903
401-454-6373 Rosanne Somerson


South Carolina

Thomas W. Timm
Summerville, SC
(843) 871-8815
(15-week courses. The reserved-space classes include hands-on instruction as the student builds a piece of fine furniture from start to finish.)


South Dakota

Black Hills School of Woodworking
606 6th. Ave
Belle Fourche, SD 57717
Mailing address:
105 Spruce Lane
Spearfish, SD 57783
Phone: 605-591-2947



Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
556 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 436-5860
(Furniture making & Woodturning)

Lonnie Bird’s School of Fine Woodworking
1145 Carolina Drive Dandridge, TN 37725
(865) 484-1145
(Wide variety of classes, beginning to advanced, small class size)

Tennessee Technological University
Appalachian Center for Crafts
1560 Craft Center Drive
Smithville, TN 37166
(615) 597-6801
Ward Doubet



Heritage School of Woodworking
608 Dry Creek Rd.
Waco, TX 76705
(888) 447-7335
Heritage School of Woodworking has successfully taught over 4000 students over 20 years, the craft of fine, hand tool woodworking at our campus in central Texas. Now we are offering our high-quality courses online as well.

Majestic Ranch Arts Foundation | Explore your creative nature at the Majestic Ranch Arts Foundation
543 Hwy 46 West
Boerne, TX 78006
(830) 537-4654

Renaissance Custom Furniture
170 Yates St.
Hawkins, TX 75765
(903) 769-1017
Apprenticeship program in custom furniture design, building, and finishing. Carving, turning, and veneer work included. One year, no tuition.

Wortheffort Woodworking – school & gallery
Austin, TX

Wortheffort is a dedicated woodworking school . A place to inspire, educate and motivate new artisans in this craft. We have afterschool programs, evening classes and long weekend classes targeting all skill ranges. Starting out we’ll specialize in hand tool and basic machinery education but hope to quickly expand into carving, turning, scrolling and sculpting. We also have a YouTube Channel and Facebook page.


Houston Makerspace
100 Hutcheson Street
Houston, TX 77003
Contact Email:



Burlington College
351 North Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 923-2178 (Direct)
(802) 862-9616 (Main)

Yestermorrow School
169 VT Route 100
Warren, VT 05674
(866) 495-5540
(Woodworking Basics, Cabinetmaking, Furniture making, Woodturning, & Woodcarving)

The Vermont Woodworking School
148 Main St.
Cambridge, VT 05444
(802) 849-2013

Fine Art Woodcarving
Main St. Route 30
P.O. Box 302
Newfane, VT 05345
(802) 365-7255
Thomas Golding

The Preservation Education Institute
PO Box 21
Windsor, VT 05089
(802) 674-6752

Shelburne Art Center
P.O. Box 52 64 Harbor Road
Shelburne, VT 05482

Vermont Instruments
West Fairlee Road
P.O. Box 115
Post Mills, VT 05058
(802) 333-4308 George Morris



The Mariner’s Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 596-2222
(Boat Building)

Workshops of Charles Neil
Timberville, VA
Landmark Logworks
3489 Landmark Road
The Plains, VA 20198
Redmond Manierre



The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding
251 Otto Street Port
Townsend, WA 98368
(Boat Building)

Port Townsend School of Woodworking
200 Battery Way
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(Please contact the school for details.)

Puget Sound Woodworking
105 Avenue A
Snohomish, WA 98290
425-328-6311 cell
360-862-1300 shop


Port Townsend School of Woodworking
200 Battery Way
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(Please contact the school for details.)


West Virginia

Augusta Heritage Center
David & Elkins College
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241
(800) 624-3157

Cedar Lakes Crafts Center
HC 88, Box 21
Ripley, WV 25271
(304) 372-7860
Gloria Gregorich

West Virginia Wood Technology Center
10 Eleventh St. Elkins, WV 26241
(304) 637-0803
Paul Schreffler

1177 Rosemar Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26102



Blackhawk Technical College
6004 Prairie Road
Janesville, WI 5354
(Woodworking Basics)

Milwaukee Makerspace
2555 South Lenox Street
Milwaukee, WI, 53207
(The Milwaukee Makerspace does not offer any courses, however a lot of us a willing to teach and offer advice.)

Vondriska Woodworks
600 Davis St.
Hammond, WI 54015
(715) 796-5221


Milwaukee Makerspace
2555 South Lenox Street
Milwaukee, WI, 53207
We have an array of home grade tools including a chop saw, contractors table saw, drill press, various sanders, planer, joiner, lathe, band saw, panel saw, scroll saw, and other various hand tools. In addition we also have a metal shop, blacksmith area, an industrial robot, various CNC machines, an indoor ventilation(paint) area, electronics lab, 3d printing area, pottery area, clean craft/sewing area. We are a nonprofit with about 200 members and about 30,000 sq. feet, membership is $40 a month and includes a small storage area along with 24 hour building access. Check out our website and come on down to our weekly meeting on Tuesday’s at 7pm, we’re the big red building behind McDonalds in beautiful Bayview.





Australian School of Fine Furniture
214 York Street  P.O. Box 378
Launceston 7900
Tasmania, Australia-03-6331-0288


Passion for Wood
RR#2  Acton
Ontario, Canada L7J 2L8
(Fine Woodworking)

Rosewood Studio
83 Little Bridge St.
P.O. Box 839
Almonte, Ontario, Canada. K0A 1A0
(613) 256-8900
Toll Free: 1-866-704-7778
(Hand tools, Marquetry, Fine Woodworking, Furniture making)

Chipping Away, Inc.
808 Courtland Ave East
Kitchener, ON N2C 1K3 Canada
(519) 743-9008
(Woodcarving & Woodburning)

Northern Alberta Institute Of Technology
11762-106 St. Edmonton
Alberta T5G 2R1
(780) 471-7400
(Courses in advanced furniture-making and design.)

Seafoam Woodturning Studio
3178 Route 6
Seafoam  RR#4 River John
Nova Scotia, Canada B0K 1N0
(888) 428-3794
(Courses in woodturning)

Woodworking Centre of Ontario
Conestoga College
299 Doon Valley Dr.
Kitchner, Ontario N2G 4M4
(519) 748-5220, ext. 3466
(Courses in cabinetry, furniture-making, wood machining and architectural millwork.)

Errington School of Woodwork and Design
Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

The Adney School
Box 26
Maniwaki Quebec, J9E 3B3 Canada

Camosun College: Fine Furniture Program
4461 Interurban Road
Victoria, British Columbia V9E 2C1 Canada
250-370-3803 Cam Russell

Inside Passage School of Fine Woodworking
Roberts Creek
British Columbia, V0N 2W2, Canada
toll-free 877-943-9663
Robert Van Norman

River Woodworks Birch-Bark Canoe Workshops
665 Riverside Dr.
Wakefield, Quebec J0X
John Zeitoun

Red River College
Wood Products Manufacturing Technology
B133-2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3H 0J9
Ollie Orobko

Sheridan College Furniture Studio, Craft and Design Program
1430 Trafalgar Road Oakville
Ontario L6H 2L1
905-845-9430 ext 2659

Silva Bay Shipyard School
3200 Silva Bay Road
Gabriola Island British Columbia, V0R 1X7 Canada
250-247-8809 Irv Boichuk



Christopher Faulkner
Ashridge Barn Totnes
Devon TQ9 6EW England-U.K.
01803-862861 or 863736 evenings
From the U.S. call 011-441-803-862861

Rycotewood College
Priest End
Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2AF England
44-1844-21-2501 Evers Pearce

The Yarner Trust
Welcombe Barton
Welcombe Bideford
Devon EX39 6HF England


The Thomas Chippendale School of Furniture
Gifford, East Lothian EH41 4JA
Tel: 44 0 1620 810680
(Design and making of Furniture)

United Kingdom


Box-Making Instruction
Shropshire SY6 6QQ
United Kingdom
(44) 01694 781318
One-to-one instruction on box making, including basic construction, curved panels, inlays, book matches, use of machines, finishing and more.

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