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Workshops at the Vermont Woodworking School are a great way to try out a new skill or dedicate some time to perfecting your craft. Come spend some time in the woodshop with us!


Our historical dairy barn turned modern woodworking facility. Located between the towns of Cambridge and Fairfax and about 45 minutes north of Burlington.


Workshops at VWS start at 10 am and run until 5 pm, with an hour break around noon for lunch. Check-in on the first day takes care of all the paperwork - then it's right into the shop!

Food & Accommodations:

There are a number of local shops to pick up lunch - feel free to ask for recommendations! You're also welcome to bring a packed lunch and take advantage of the kitchenette on the third floor.

On some occasions, we may have rooms available in our student housing. For more information or to check availability, please contact us!

If no on-campus rooms are available, or you would prefer a more traditional Bnb experience, please check out this list!

Shaker hall table made of cherry wood.

Intro to Furniture

Learn the basics of furniture making & take home your own hall table!

Topics include: working with wood movement, shop equipment safety, mortise & tenon joinery, and more!

Class length:

4 days



Turned cherry bowl and pestle

Intro to Turning

Learn the art of wood turning in this 3-day class!

Topics covered: preparing blanks, safely mounting work pieces, common tools - how to use & sharpen them, finishing turned work, and more!

Class length:

3 days



Screenshot of a cabinet modeled in Fusion 360. Its door has an image of tree branches, and there is a small drawer. It looks as though branches are poking out the sides and bottom of the cabinet.

Intro to Fusion 360

Discover the power of 3D modeling in Fusion 360!

Topics include: sketching and modeling in Fusion 360, applying materials and rendering images of your project.

Class length:

3 days



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