SUMMER WORKSHOPS

SHAKER WOODWORKING: PINE BENCH

Saturday, July 18, 10 am–4 pm (tentative)

Shaker furniture is known for its spare design, straightforward construction, and understated beauty. Under the direction of master carpenter Peter Forward, you’ll use hand tools to make a classic Shaker-style bench. Beginners welcome.

$75 ($67 members), plus $45 materials fee; advance registration required. To register, call 413.443.0188.

SHAKER WOODWORKING: HANGING SHELVES

Friday, August 14, 10 am–4 pm (tentative)

Make a set of three pine shelves based on objects and drawings found in the Hancock collection. Use hand tools to saw, plane grooves, and assemble the shelves. Peter Forward instructs.

$75 ($67 members), plus $30 materials fee; advance registration required. To register, call 413.443.0188.

CUSTOM WORKSHOPS

We offer one-on-one workshops in:

  • Weaving
  • Spinning
  • Chair seat weaving

For full descriptions, click here.

These two-hour workshops will be scheduled at the mutual convenience of the participant and the instructor. Workshop fee is $90/$80 for HSV members, plus materials fee if required. Other topics may be available upon request.

Advance registration required; call 413-443-0188 ext. 115, or email Hannah Schockmel.