What Others Say
About Port Townsend School of Woodworking


Peter Galbert - Chairnotes: Port Townsend (April 16, 2013)
"I've been privileged to teach in a lot of places, but I would seriously be hard pressed to recall one as naturally beautiful and fun as Port Townsend"

Todd Butler - The Butler Did It, A New Way of Thinking (March 7, 2013)
By hand and by eye” class at the PTSW was awesome! ... " 

Vic Hubbard - Bending with Seth Roland (June 9, 2012)
"Seth is one of my favorite modern woodworking artists. ..."

Christopher Schwartz - Woodworking at the End of the World (September 6, 2011)
"... PTSW Co-founder and instructor, Jim Tolpin's) knowledge runs stupendously deep, and his works are beautiful. He has recently been rethinking design, using ancient principles and tools to decode the harmonious proportion visible in nature and bring it into buildings and objects." 


Bill Satko - Family Woodworking: Port Townsend School of Woodworking Review
" ... your chance to spend two weeks with a Master in one of the most beautiful places in world. "

LumberJocks: Woodworking Among the Clouds"…  it took some practice before I became comfortable with hand saws but these days I’m a hand-sawing fool. Thanks PTSW!"

The Inquisitive Woodworker: Port Townsend School of Woodworking (June 10, 2009)


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