Take a 5 day workshop in the historic district of lovely Camden, Maine with the world's finest inlay and marquetry artisan, Frank Strazza. To see examples of this work check out Frank's page on the Maine Coast Workshop website. Details, discount lodging, and registration info all found at the Maine Coast Workshop website: MaineCoastWorkshop.com
Lessons will include letter inlay. Students will learn a wide range of skills going beyond these topics including gold leaf intro, letter carving, and other potential topics of interest, as time allows.
He has been building furniture for over 25 years and his work has been featured in both local and national publications, including Woodworker West, Woodwork Magazine and Fine Woodworking. Frank has won multiple awards, including, Best of Show, Peoples Choice, First and Second Place, Best Traditional Furniture and much more for many of his pieces, including several awards both at the Texas Furniture Makers Show and at the International Design in Wood Exhibition in California. His most recent win was at the 2012 Texas Furniture Makers Show where he won, both Best of Show and People’s Choice for his “Roses Table”. He has also participated in building furniture for the permanent collection at the White House in Washington D.C.
Frank has taught at many different venues including the Heritage School of Woodworking in Waco Texas as well as Lie-Nielsen Toolworks in Maine and the Alaska Creative Woodworkers Assc. He has also demonstrated woodworking at many different events across the country including Lie-Nielsen's Handtool events, The Woodworking Shows and Handworks.