In his Friday evening talk, Steve Latta will talk about his work and experiences as woodworker. The meeting will begin at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, October 20 in 135 Basil Hall on the campus of St. John Fisher College.
Steve will teach a demo workshop on Saturday October 21, were he will present an approach to joinery that is both durable and efficient to execute.
Steve Latta has been a professional furniture and cabinetmaker for nearly three decades and teaches woodworking at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster, Pa. He serves as a contributing editor to Fine Woodworking magazine and has published extensively in related journals and magazines. He has lectured at Colonial Williamsburg, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Winterthur Museum, and numerous schools and guilds across the country. Working in conjunction with Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, he helped bring to market modern inlay tools, as well as instructional videos on the subject of inlay. Steve earned his MA in American Studies at Penn State University, where he focused on the decorative arts. Steve teaches numerous project based classes here at CVSW in addition to many weekend “skills” classes on subjects such as inlay, marquetry and joinery techniques.
Prior to the meeting, we will hold a silent auction where you can sell items that are no longer needed. Please fill out this Silent Auction Form with the minimum price and incremental bid amount and bring it with your items on Friday, one form per item. The silent auction will begin at 7 p.m. (Note: 10% sellers donation to RWS is appreciated).