Our focus is traditional hand-tool techniques, small class size, world-class instruction, and classes for all skill levels.

Learn more in one week than many years on your own!

Come to Camden, Maine

"The Jewel of the Maine Coast"

for a once-in-a-lifetime woodworking experience

Camden is an idyllic coastal community located in Penobscot Bay. A centuries old summer community, Camden has evolved into one of the prime vacation areas in the Northeast. With summer and winter activities that take advantage of our stunning geography, Camden is a wonderful place to travel solo or with the family. Relax on the water, trek along our scenic trails or take a risk during the US Toboggan Championship, Camden has something to offer everyone. All of the restaurants and activities are within walking distance of The Maine Coast Workshop.

The Classes          Register Here


Classical Carving

with Flair 

May 26-30, 2020

Carving Fundamentals

August 24-28, 2020

Alexander Grabovetskiy


Carve an 18th Century House Sign or your Personalised Quarterboard -

(You'll learn Letter Carving 

and gold leaf techniques too)

June 29- July 2


Peter McKenna


Tool Sharpening Intensive

(one day class)

Sept. 21, 2020

Make a Traditional Newport Sconce

Sept. 22-26, 2020



a 1770

John Elliot style Chippendale Stool:

Carved Acanthus, Shells, Ball & Claw or Trifid feet

sept. 28-Oct. 3, 2020


Ray Journigan

Graham Blackburn

Graham Blackburn


Tool Sharpening Intensive

July 4 (one day class) 

Stay for the Camden fireworks!

Fans, Shells, Acanthus Leaves, Ball & Claw -

(Carvings for a Chippendale Highboy)

July 5-9, 2020


Alf Sharp


Make a Tea Cabinet

October 5-10, 2020


Matt Kenny

Stay Tuned

More classes to be announced

Beginners to Advanced 

Come to Beautiful Camden, Maine for an Artisans Retreat!

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