Gary Rogowski: Master of Joinery
Our Studio Director Gary Rogowski has received much acclaim for his book The Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery . Here's what the website "The Best Things" has to say:
There’s no more thorough and readable guide to joinery than this new book from expert woodworker Gary Rogowski. The Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery uses full-color, step-by-step photo essays to show you how to make every practical woodworking joint. Over 1,400 color photos and drawings illustrate the methods, from simple butt joints to angled tenons and complex scarf joints. Read More
UPCOMING JOINERY CLASSES WITH GARY:
Learn from a Master Woodworker how to make beautiful and functional joins. Any of these classes count as a Masterworks class toward applying for any of our Mastery Programs .
Considered by some to be a chair-making wunderkind, Elia had his own hand tools at age 10 and wood shop at age 15. Early on, he trained under master crafstman Curtis Buchanan (who still outsources some of his work to Elia) and has worked extensively with PBS woodworking superstar Roy Underhill. More about EliaCLASSES WITH ELIA
Visit Us This Summer
Summer in Portland is magical. Not only do we have temperate weather but there are a myriad of festivals and a general atmosphere of celebration. It's a great opportunity to take your vacation days to a breathtaking city of bridges, roses, culture and of course, woodworking.