registration & payment

Maine Coast Traditional Arts Workshop    


Payment options:

See "Payment Details" at the bottom of this page for an explanation of our policies.

You can pay full amount by clicking on the class of interest on the home page, add to cart, and follow prompts to pay ( by credit card or PayPal).   3 day or shorter classes require full payment to hold your spot spot. 


If possible, we much prefer if you could mail a check (to the address provided below). 

PayPal and credit card fees are significant, so would prefer payment by check if possible.....

We will hold your spot if you contact me by email ( or call me at 434-907-5427

To pay a deposit  (an option for classes longer than 3 days): 

     1.  Send the amount by PayPal to:


     2. We prefer if you could pay by check via regular mail.  Send to:  

           -Between October 15 & May 25 mail to:  Wm. Francis Brown, 411 Mt. Haven Dr., Forest, VA  24551 

           -Between May 26 & Oct 15, please mail to: Maine Coast Workshop, 27 High St, Camden, Maine  04843

Either way, please be sure to include the one-time registration fee of $55 to help cover processing fees.  This will cover any future classes and is only a one-time charge.  Please return the questionnaire below (or just answer the questions in an email). 

You will be notified prior to the class of any additional materials fees.  These should be minimal for carving and non-project classes.

Note:  Highland Hardwood in Portsmouth area of NH (off Rt. 95) has a great selection of lumber and offers a 10% discount for students


Name___________________________________________________  Nickname/Preferred name: ______________


             City or Town_______________________________State________________________Zip_______________

Email_____________________________________________________________OK to use your email?__________

Home Phone______________________Work Phone_____________________Cell Phone_____________________

Note:  All phone numbers are important in case of class time change or class cancellation

All registration info will remain confidential.  Minimum age is 16 unless class also taken by parent or guardian.

Maine Coast Traditional Arts Workshop reserves the right to use photos taken during class for promotional use

How did you learn about Maine Coast Workshop? ___________________________________________________________

Woodworking level/experience__________________________________________________________________________

What are your woodworking interests?    ______________________________________________________________________

What other classes would like to see?  _______________________________________________________________

Any dietary restrictions?  __________________________________________________________________

Comments or  Suggestions? ______________________________________________________________________




1.  Class/Date:  ______________________________________________________     Fee:  $________

Materials Charge:   $_________________

One Time Registration Fee (covers all future classes):   $55__________

Total Amount:    $____________________

Deposit Enclosed:    $_________________   Balance Due:  $ _____________

2.  Class/Date:  ________________________________________________________   Fee: $________

Materials Charge:  $______________

Total Amount:   $_________________

Deposit Enclosed:   $______________      Balance Due:   $____________

3.  Class/Date:  ________________________________________________________   Fee: $________

Materials Charge:    $______________

Total Amount:    $_________________

Deposit Enclosed:    $______________      Balance Due:  $ ____________

   Please return this form via snail-mail or email. 

Payment Details:


  DEPOSIT or FULL AMOUNT due with this Form:

  • One to 3 day day classes:  Entire Balance Due (class, One time Registration Fee of $55, plus materials fee) due with Registration Form

  • Four  day or longer classes:  $250 deposit, One time Registration Fee of $55, plus Materials Fee (if known this will be in class description) due with Registration Form; Remainder of Balance is due prior to 30 days before classWe cannot hold a spot in the class without the deposit.



  • Withdrawals more than 30 days in advance will be fully refunded, less the $55 Registration Fee.  No refunds will be given for withdrawal within 30 days of the class and the full Balance Due must be paid.

  • In the rare case that we cancel a class, all deposits and fees will be refunded in full.

Covid:  We plan to abide by state guidelines re. Covid.  The shop is a small one, so our advice is for anyone who feels they are at high risk, or will not be comfortable in a small shop setting may prefer to wait til 2022.  Update March 6, 2021:  Residents of all states will be allowed entry without quarantine or vaccine requirement as of May 1, 2021.


Please send this Form with payment to: 

Between May 25 - Oct 15............   

Maine Coast Workshop

27 High St.

Camden, ME    04843

Between Oct 15 - May 25.............

Maine Coast Workshop

c/o Wm. Francis Brown

411 Mt. Haven Dr.

Forest, VA   24551

         Feel free to Contact me with any questions:   William Francis Brown        434-907-5427                                                                                                                                                     

Upcoming Potential Classes:

  • Nantucket Baskets 

  • Make a Windsor Chair with Shawn Murphy

  • Chippendale tall clock

  • Make a classic workbench

  • Finishing intensive with Mike Mascielli

  • Kumiko cabinet with Mike Pekovich

  • Newport project with Al Breed

  • Shaker Oval Boxes

  • Chester County spice box

  • Line-and-Berry inlay

  • Beginner woodworking

  • Hand tool only classes

  • Ladderback Chair with David Douyard

  • Make a Traditional 18th Century Floor Cloth

  • Green Woodworking - bowls, spoons, and more

  • Saw Sharpening with Matt Cianci

  • Chippendale carved tilt-top piecrust tea table

  • Sharpening Intensive weekends​​

  • Folk painting for furniture

  • Beginning watercolour

  • More...We welcome suggestions!

Important Disclaimer:  Woodworking and especially wood carving may be habit forming and could prevent you from engaging in household chores and other unpleasant tasks

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