In this episode of 360 with 360WoodWorking Mark Arnold of Boston Woodworking discusses his time at North Bennet Street School, editing and writing for American Period Furniture and a woodworking technique known as sgraffito, which he’s teaching at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking in late June 2017.
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A Carving Breakthrough
Mark Arnold is a graduate of the North Bennet Street school who returned to mid-Ohio after graduation. While running his business, he and his wife decided to take on editorship of an annual magazine published by the Society of American Period Furniture Makers. Along the way, Mark discovered a woodworking technique often associated with pottery and ceramics – it’s the process of layering contrasting woods then carving or cutting through the top species to expose portions of the species below.