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Places of woodworking inspiration and advice in NYC

ManOfTheMaple's picture

I will be traveling to New York City later this month. Can anyone recommend places to visit for a woodworker seeking inspiration, direction, advice, etc? I'm thinking of open galleries, studios, and/or schools. Mostly I would like to make connection with others willing to part with words of wisdom.

Thanks in advance.


Westchester's picture

Big Apple (post #170627, reply #1 of 7)

The museums on 5th ave,  Met - Frick - Moma - etc. 

Steinway piano gives tours - another one that comes to mind is Derecktor Yacht Builders - they are friendly if you want to stop by and observe - call all first  to confirm  schedules


VAM's picture

the Met, the Met, the Met then (post #170627, reply #2 of 7)

search the web for museums in New York City.  I have a list but the FWW spam filter won't let me post any information.  If you want to send me an email (messnervan at yahoo dot com) I can send the list.

knuxiey3454's picture

seeking for advice (post #170627, reply #3 of 7)

Thanks for the great information.  I'm always looking for fresh ideas and can't wait to give some of these a try.  Personally, I like to take cheap or free wood and "reclaim" it into cool woodworking projects, like island counters, tables, etc.  Here's an example of what I mean:



Loiey =)

erick_nk's picture

And what about London? What (post #170627, reply #4 of 7)

And what about London? What places are ''must-visit" for a woodworker in London? Would appreciate any advice. Thanks!

shuberts's picture

Try at (post #170627, reply #5 of 7)

Try at you can certainly get ideas about woodworking.

shuberts's picture

Try at, (post #170627, reply #6 of 7)

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leminhtien's picture

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