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Port Townsend School of Woodworking and Preservation Trades
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High quality education in Woodworking and Historic Preservation
High quality education in Woodworking and Historic Preservation

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Ali Malone of Tacoma, a graduate of our Woodworking for Women course is coming back to take the 12 week Foundations of Woodworking this Fall. Read about the novel way she's going to fund her time with us.

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Foundation course alumna Andrea Love has brought George Walker and Jim Tolpin's "By Hand and Eye" to life in a delightful little movie. Check it out!

You can catch Jim's By Hand and Eye Class at the School on March 21-22. Just a few spots still open. http://www.ptwoodschool.org/by-hand-and-by-eye

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Great article by Chris Schwarz on George Walker and Jim Tolpin's book By Hand and Eye - now available again after reprinting. Jim will be teaching By Hand and Eye - a weekend course at the School on March 21-22. 

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The Chair of the School's Board is Port Townsend's Citizen of the Year! Congratulations and big thanks to Gee Heckscher for all he has dohe for the School.

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Great article by Bellingham based instructor Tom Dolese. Tom nails it for what you need to do to be a professional furniture maker.

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We've moved! We've opened our new website. Register for our 2015 classes!

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The Romany were way ahead of their time! Great quote from +Jim Tolpin We'll be running a longer version of the Gypsy Wagon class in 2015. Details soon.

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Port Townsend Woodworkers Show 2014
Port Townsend School of Woodworking is one of the sponsors and organizers of the 9th Port Townsend Woodworkers Show. As usual the show is held at the American Legion Hall on Water Street in Port Townsend (just across from the Maritime Center). We're happy t...

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Great write up of the Furniture Society Conference we hosted back in June.

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Frankly, Windows are a Pain
Well now I know why windows are called panes...because they are truly a pain to make. Especially when you are challenging yourself as I am to do all the molding profiles, rabbets and joinery entirely with hand tools. (I’m not quite crazy enough to do all th...
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