Our campus comprises four buildings on 18 acres of meadow and woods along the Oyster River in Rockport, ME. Courses are held in the 4,200-square-foot Workshop Building, the 5,600-square-foot Satterlee Building, and the 6,800-square-foot Thomas Miller Jackson Building, which also houses the Fellowship program.
The Workshop and Satterlee Buildings each have two bench rooms and a machine room. The Jackson Building has those, plus the Whittington Woodshop and the Mattina Proctor Finishing Studio. Bench rooms are outfitted with European-style workbenches, plus assembly and worktables. Machine rooms are equipped with high-quality machinery appropriate to advanced-amateur and small professional shops.
Machine rooms are variously equipped with full dust collection, 10” tablesaws, 12” sliding tablesaws, 8” and 12” jointers, 15” thickness planers, 14” and 20” band saws, drill presses, lathes, shapers, CNCs, chopsaws, scrollsaws, slot mortisers, grinders, and stationary sanders. All facilities offer a plentiful assortment of hand tools and hand-held power tools.
The fourth building on campus is home to the Messler Gallery, the administrative office, and the Fine Woodworking Library, which houses a large collection of books and periodicals. The library reading area is comfortably furnished and there is free Wi-Fi throughout the campus.