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From Acorn to Oak: The Woodschool Peter Grew

On December 31, 2021, Founding Director Peter Korn retired. We felt it fitting at this time to reflect on the school’s evolution, beginning with the Basic Woodworking classes held in Peter’s barn thirty years ago. Through his commitment to a vision and dedication to craft, today the school brings together world-class instructors and students from…

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A “Wicket” Good Time at CFC

When CFC moved to its current campus in 1996, Founder Peter Korn designed the first building with a lawn that would make a passable croquet pitch. Twenty five years later, croquet has become enshrined as the official school sport. Every Thursday evening, from the start of the Workshop season in June through mid-September, students, instructors,…

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The Woodworking Family Tree

For almost 30 years, the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship has been a crossroads where woodworkers from around the world connect to share skills, forge friendships, and transmit knowledge from one generation to the next. The community to which we belong runs deep and strong, as the following story illustrates. The year was 1976. Tom Hucker…

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