Tuesday, June 16, 2009

David Savage / Black & Decker Event

All are welcome to this FREE event. You just need to email one of the coordinators (listed below) to let them know you're coming so they have enough food for lunch.

When: Saturday, July 11, 2009.

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: Black and Decker University, 8701 Mylander Lane, Towson, MD 21286

Cost: No charge. Pizza will be provided by Black & Decker.


10:00 a.m. – 12 noon: Delta – Porter Cable – DeWalt Product Development team will give a briefing on new tools they have under design and development, and will ask for our feedback to help them improve their ideas.

12 noon – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.: David Savage, a British furniture designer and maker of international stature, will be the featured speaker. Not only is David highly successful in his own business, but he has a multi-decade history of teaching other woodworkers to be successful in their own businesses. David will talk about The British and Irish Studio Furniture Movement. He will focus on how British and Irish furniture makers have developed a way to stay connected with one another. For more about David Savage: www.finefurnituremaker.com

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.: Talk on Setting up and tuning a bandsaw by B&D University

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Round Table on “How to make your woodworking business successful”

Raffle/Drawing for a free school seat from Jeff Headley and Steve Hamilton

Contact: Mel Montemerlo at montemerlo@gmail.com; Stu Crick at stu@stuswoodworks.com; or Alan Garner at theagarn@comcast.net


Woodbloke said...

Hi Kari - David Savage is one of the most influential makers in the UK and is held in very high esteem on this side of the pond. I'm currently organising a competition on UKWorkshop and did ask David to be one of the judges. After some very careful consideration he had to decline as he had commitments in the New World this summer... - Rob

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The Village Carpenter said...

Rob, I figured you probably knew or knew of David. Thanks for the comment.

Jane, I feel so...used.

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