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NATIONAL WORKSHOP: Mark Sfirri presented by FLWT and RWS - Furniture, turnings and sculptures

Saturday, April 20, 2024, 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
St. Michael's Workshop
691 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY  14605-1760
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 On Saturday, April 20, Sfirri will explain the ideas behind his designs, his layout, and techniques that he’s developed in order to achieve the desired effects. He has made candlesticks, bowling pins, baseball bats, human figural forms, furniture parts and many other objects using these methods for over thirty years. His demonstrations will include: a multi-axis turned candlestick (a design that he developed in 1992) a baseball bat from his “Reject from the Bat Factory” series an abstracted turned figural form one of his multi-axis turned bottles Sfirri earned a Distinguished Educator Award 2010 from the Renwick Alliance and received the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2012 by the Collectors of Wood Art. He will receive the Professional Outreach Program (POP), of the American Association of Woodturners, Merit Award for 2024 at the annual conference in Portland Oregon in May. He ran the Fine Woodworking Program at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, Pennsylvania from 1981 to 2017.