Other Woodworking Schools Local and Abroad

Here are other woodworking schools we recommend, both local and around the globe. Each school offers lessons in a variety of disciplines, and a totally different experience.

Handcraft Woodworks

School run by Don Weber, a woodworker, bodger, and blacksmith. Located in Paint Lick, Kentucky.

Kelly Mehler’s School of Woodworking

Run by Kelly Mehler. Located in Berea, Kentucky.

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John C. Campbell Folk School

The folk school is a non-profit organization which offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing. Located in Brasstown, North Carolina.

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The Krenov School of Fine Furniture

Offers nine month courses and shorter courses in the summer. James Krenov’s former venue. Located in Fort Bragg, California.

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Marc Adams School of Woodworking

Run by Marc Adams. Located in Franklin, Indiana.

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The Woodwright’s School

Run by Roy Underhill. Located in Pittsboro, North Carolina

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Homestead Heritage School of Woodworking

Located in Elm Mott, Texas. (near Waco)

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New Legacy School of Woodworking

Paul offers many various classes and teaches students of all skill levels and backgrounds. Located in North Wales.

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The Boggs Collective

Reknown chair maker Brain Boggs sometimes teaches hand tool classes. The Collective is located in at Asheville, NC. Chair making classes are primarily taught by Jeff Lefkowitz in his shop in Strasburg, Virginia.

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David Finck: Woodworker

David Finck studied at the College of the Redwoods under James Krenov. He finished James Krenov’s last cabinet. David offers workshops and plane irons for Krenov style planes. Located in Banner Elk, North Carolina

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North Bennet Street School

Offers full time programs in several areas of woodworking. Located in Boston, Mass.

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