Woodworking – Furniture Restoration Resource Links

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Here are some excellent and handy resource links featuring woodworking schools and furniture maker sites you might enjoy. Please mention you saw their link here on WickerWoman.com!

The Woodworking School at Pine Croft, Kentucky

The Woodworking School at Pine Croft is part of Berea College and provides a variety of classes with high calibur woodworking professionals as their instructors. Offering classes on woodturning, cabinet making, baskets, brooms, green furniture making and more.

Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Maine

The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship provides education for people who want to design and build functional, beautiful, and expressive work out of wood to the highest standard of craftsmanship. We offer woodworking courses for people of all skill levels, from absolute novices to advanced amateurs and working professionals. Short-term and long, intensive courses are offered to suit the student.

Marc Adams School of Woodworking, Indiana

We at Marc Adams School of Woodworking in Franklin, Indiana offer week-long as well as weekend classes for the woodworking enthusiast. Our facility is filled with tools for your every need, with nationally known instructors offering woodworking courses throughout the year. We gear the classes for the absolute beginner, intermediate to the advanced woodworkers who are looking for greater challenges in honing their skills.

Austin School of Furniture and Design, Texas

Austin School of Furniture and Design is focused on passing down the traditional craft of woodworking and fostering a creative environment for the next generation of furniture makers. Check out their wide array of woodworking and design classes and workshops given by their team of very talented and experienced instructors.

Antique Restorers

AntiqueRestorers.com is an online community of restorers sharing ideas with each other and providing information and advice about the proper restoration and care of antiques, porcelain, furniture, glass, art, pottery, fine art, and fine art frames.

NR Hiller Design, Inc.

Nancy Hiller is an author and cabinet maker specializing in highly customized design and craftsmanship. She builds and designs late 19th and early 20th Century interiors, custom furniture and cabinetry.

The Mesothelioma Center

Woodworkers and carpenters are at risk of developing mesothelioma, rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure that can take 20-50 years to develop. Asbestos was used in all types of constructions before 1980, so residential and commercial woodturners were commonly exposed then. However, some woodworkers are still at risk today when they are remodeling older structures.  Here at The Mesothelioma Center, (Asbestos.com), we provide information on asbestos and we work 1-on-1 with individuals to help them find local doctors, treatment centers, and support groups all at no cost. 

National Furniture Repair Directory™

The Furniture Repair Directory™ is here on WickerWoman.com where you can locate Furniture Restoration, Refinishing and Repair experts from across the country to repair your prized family heirlooms or flea market finds. There are also three other categories of Upholstery, Seatweaving and Wicker Repair. Find your expert here to repair and restore your furniture.

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