Nov. Guild Meeting - Veneering: press vs hammer vs bag

  • November 10, 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Woodcraft, 3 Walpole Park South, Walpole, MA

Mickey Callahan will demonstrate veneering with a veneer press, hammer veneering and use of a vacuum bag for veneering different types of workpieces. When to use, or when to not use, a particular method will be examined. Substrate and glue choices and veneer preparation will all be addressed. 

Mickey has more than 25 years of experience as a designer and maker of museum-quality, custom period and contemporary furniture. His work has also included the making of custom architectural elements and furniture repair and restoration. He is a graduate of the furniture making program at the prestigious North Bennett Street School in Boston, MA. Mickey has been a teacher of furniture making at the North Bennett Street School along with the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking in Manchester, CT. He has also taught at various Woodcraft stores and for woodworking groups around the country. He has written articles for Fine Woodworking magazine and his work has been featured in FWW, American Woodworker, Woodwork and Woodshop News. Mickey is the co-founder and past president of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers (www.sapfm.org) and currently serves on its Executive Council.


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