Aspen Golann, artist and 17th & 18th century-style furniture maker, will lead an introductory class on carving from April 16-18.
Berea College invites woodworkers to register for four classes with prominent instructors at the Woodworking School at Pine Croft.
The Woodworking School at Pine Croft is offering the following classes
- April 10 & 11 – Wooden Carrier ($375) with instructor Andy Glenn
- April 16, 17, 18 – Introduction to Carving – Traditional Techniques & Contemporary Applications ($625) with instructor Aspen Golann
- April 30, May 1, 2 – Greenwood Stool ($550) with instructor Andy Glenn
- May 14, 15, 16 – Dutch Tool Chest ($875) with instructor Megan Fitzpatrick
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Berea College invites the public to an open house at the Woodworking School at Pine Croft, Saturday, July 13, from 10am-1pm. The open house event will provide information about the upcoming classes and an opportunity to meet our staff. Andy Glenn, Berea College’s director of Woodcraft and the head of the Woodworking School at Pine Croft, will demonstrate woodworking techniques and be available for questions during the event.
The Woodworking School at Pine Croft will offer two courses this summer, both of which will focus on production of Shaker-influenced furniture. The first class will be held July 22-27, 2019. This class “Building a Two Drawer Side Table,” will be taught by Kelly Mehler and assisted by Andy Glenn. The class is currently fully booked, but names are being accepted for a wait list.
Openings are still available for the second class, “Building a Two Drawer Peg-Leg Stand,” that will be held August 5-9, 2019. This class will be taught by Andy Glenn and assisted by Kelly Mehler. Contact Aaron Beale at 859-985-3224 to register or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A woodworking school for adults, Pine Croft is a newly-added component in the repertoire of Berea College’s Crafts Program. It extends Berea’s support to the local, regional and national crafts communities. Located just minutes from campus and adjacent to the Berea College Forest at 1865 Big Hill Road in Berea, KY, the woodworking school is on the site of the former Kelly Mehler’s School of Woodworking. The full schedule of classes for 2020 will be announced on October 15th. The 2020 classes will be taught by expert instructors from all over the country. Learn more about the classes currently offered.
The school was named “Pine Croft” after the title originally given to the property by Mrs. Anna Ernberg, the weaving director of Berea College’s Fireside Industries, when she made her home on the site in the early 1900s. The new woodworking school will continue the tradition of fine woodworking for which both the College and Kelly Mehler are well known.
Pine Croft, a woodworking school for adults, has been added to the repertoire of the Berea College Crafts Program and extends Berea’s support to the local, regional and national crafts communities. Located just minutes from campus and adjacent to the Berea College Forest, the woodworking school is on the site of the former Kelly Mehler’s School of Woodworking, which has been renamed The Woodworking School at Pine Croft.
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