2017 Classes

Woodworking Classes In David’s Workshop/Studio

 Group Class at snack time

For General Class information on our location, registration & payment, cancellation policy, and travel info: General Information on Group Classes

Classes are listed in order of class dates.

Gilding & Chemical Patination: 2 Sessions Offered!
3 Days Hands On for Each Session

Class Size: 3 – 10 students Class Fee $600.00 – All materials included. Skill Level: Beginning – Intermediate


July 7 – 9, 2017    – OR –  December 1 – 3, 2017

   50% Payment for July 7 – 9, 2017

  50% Payment for December 1 – 3, 2017
David has expanded this class to 3 days to provide more time to go over the gilding and patina processes. Even if you have taken this class previously, this newly expanded class will include the use of frisket and other techniques to expand your capabilities. The processes that you will learn can be applied to any surface that will accept paint. These include wood, metal, paper, ceramics, glass, even plastics. So no matter if you are a jeweler, ceramicist, sculptor, blacksmith, woodworker or woodturner, you will take home some very creative and innovative techniques to enhance your work and increase your marketability.
August 4 – 6, 2017 Marquetry & Inlay 3 Days Hands On





Class Size: 3 – 10 students Class Fee $775.00 – All materials included. Skill Level: Beginning – Intermediate


50% Deposit Payment

In this hands-on class David will teach the challenging and artistic world of marquetry. He will explore several different methods of creating one of a kind inlays that will enhance your work and take it to the next level. David will show you how to do free hand inlay, router template inlay, double bevel marquetry (which is a veneering technique as opposed to an inlay technique), and colored epoxy inlay. He will show students how to do repeatable inlays by teaching you how to design and make your own templates.


2017 Creative Bowl Turning: 2 Sessions Offered
5 Days Hands On for each session




October 5 – 9, 2017*** –  OR –  October 19 – 23, 2017


October 5 – 9, 2017  1 Spot Left!  Register Now!
Class Size: 3 – 10 students Class Fee: $875.00 – All materials included. Skill Level: Beginning to Intermediate  All Skill Levels Welcome.

    50% Payment for Oct. 5 – 9, 2017

    50% Payment for Oct. 19 – 23, 2017

In this class students will get to experiment with different woods and different shapes to create their own individual designs.   Students will turn bowls and small hollow vessels and decorate them with segmented rings made of ebony and other exotic woods.  Students can also add gilding and chemical patination to embellish their bowls and vessels.  David will teach sharpening techniques as well as design techniques.

 November 9 – 12, 2017 Marquetry
 Taught by World-Renowned Master
 Paul Schurch 
 4 Days Hands On




 Class Size: 10 students $950 – All materials included. Skill  Level: Beginning – Advanced

This 4-day hands-on class will cover all aspects of the marquetry  production process, from composition and design, veneer selection,  cutting, gluing and finishing of a uniquely designed marquetry  panel. Students will be working with various tools, and learn  essential tips and techniques used in making a marquetry or  parquetry panel, from start to finish.

  50% Deposit Payment

To view Paul Schurch’s work: