My husband, Tom, is a self-taught woodworker with a deep respect for the furniture craftsmen of the 17th and 18th centuries. Their knowledge of form, balance, joinery and wood movement is evident in the pieces of fine furniture that still exist today. The clean line of the Shaker form inspires his designs, creating pieces with a modern flair and sized proportionally for today's needs. He uses only…
You will be provided unique access to Tom's 900' shop, that is located on our property in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin where he handcrafts furniture made from solid wood. Why are some pieces of furniture so appealing, elegant, and well made? Design is a factor, but so are the many choices the maker chooses, which techniques, joints, woods, and details. We will explore this building process, looking at…
We will conduct our workshop in our 900' shop which is 50' from our home, on 2.2 acres in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. It's a special place to see and experience.