Information

Furniture Society

The Furniture Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the art of furniture making.


facebook.com/furnituresociety

twitter.com/furnsoc

flickr.com/furnituresociety

linkedin.com/in/thefurnituresociety

Website: http://www.furnituresociety.org
Members: 17
Latest Activity: May 13, 2012

The Furniture Society News

The Society's 2012 conference call for proposals is out! The conference will convene at the Maine College of Art in Portland, ME, June 14-16. The conference - Design, Community & the Sublime - will explore the intersections of craft, community and design, teasing out the ethic that results from their combination.

The deadline for proposals is September 16, 2011. Visit http://bit.ly/fs_2012 for details!

Discussion Forum

drying out stumps

Started by Margaret Maier. Last reply by Glen Guarino Jul 8, 2011. 1 Reply

I have three stumps I am planning to dry out. They are going to be used in my studio as work surfaces. What is the process for preparing and drying out these stumps. Continue

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Furniture Society to add comments!

Comment by Norman Pirollo on May 12, 2011 at 5:49pm

My wife uses shellac to seal her wood jewelry and prevent color bleeding.

Tropical woods bleed color, especially the reddish and black varieties.

Seems to work to seal the wood, but Salad Bowl Finish is something to look into, we might also.

Comment by Glen Guarino on May 12, 2011 at 4:46pm
Hi Michele, My suggestion is Salad Bowl Finish, which is a wipe on product.  You can order it online at Amazon.com or Woodcraft. It is totally non-toxic, has good water resistance, dries hard & is easy to use.
 

Members (10)

 
 
 

Latest Activity

Brigitte Martin posted a blog post

Alex Ramsay - Contemporary Silversmithing

Alex Ramsay, "Leaf Canopy", 20 cm.Alex Ramsay designs and creates an award-winning range of limited edition and bespoke contemporary silver tableware - specializing in combining silver with textured, hand blown glass. Ramsay has exhibited widely at UK events including the Goldsmiths' Fair, Origin and Collect at…See More
1 hour ago
Brigitte Martin liked Sam Mitchell's photo
3 hours ago
Sam Mitchell posted photos
3 hours ago
Brigitte Martin liked Danielle James's photo
3 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"SavannahFull Time Job Number: 131 Job Opened: March 02, 2015 Category: Faculty Department: SAV - Jewelry and Objects-12600 Job Description: The field of jewelry offers endless opportunities for exploration and creation, where designers use new…"
6 hours ago
Danielle James posted a photo

"Lancaster,PA Sidewalks" (Drunk Nightmare)

Copper, Brass, Concrete and Cloisonne
17 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Good Afternoon, We are delighted to share an exciting opportunity with you taking place later this year. Elements is a 4 day festival of gold and silver in central Edinburgh, incubated by the Incorporation of Goldsmiths and Lyon & Turnbull…"
20 hours ago
Jina Seo liked Melissa Cameron's blog post Object Evolution
yesterday
Kathryn Bowman posted a blog post

Society for Midwest Metalsmiths Call for 2016 Instructors

THE SOCIETY FOR MIDWEST METALSMITH INSTRUCTOR CALL FOR 2016 The Society of Midwest Metalsmiths (SMM) is seeking instructors for the 2016 workshop schedule. The guild organizes six to seven metalsmithing technique workshops each year for it's members. The funds raised from the workshops sponsor the SMM scholarship program. The guild currently gives three scholarships each year to university level students in metals programs in the Midwest Region.We are seeking local, regional, and national…See More
yesterday
Brigitte Martin posted blog posts
yesterday
Michael Logan Woodle posted photos
yesterday
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"One of the requirements of the Hallmarking Act 1973 is that all dealers supplying precious metal jewellery shall display a notice explaining the approved hallmarks. This must be the notice produced by the British Hallmarking Council, as shown right…"
Wednesday

© 2015   Created by Brigitte Martin.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service