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Gilbert gonsalves
9 robins lane
Parsonsfield, ME 04047
P: 207-793-8468
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Membership: mentor
Medium: Wood
Location City: parsonsfield
Location State: ME
Will travel?: No
Travel Distance: none
Duration: any

Skills to Offer:

I build spinning wheels , drop spindles and wood jewelry. The spindles and jewelry are made with a special machine designed and built by me. I have a well equipped metal and wood shop. and can perform all facets of metal and wood working , milling, spindle turning, and finishing. I can provide room and board and stipend to someone who desires to learn precision woodcraft skills. All components of my products are in house made using metal and wood working machines and fine finishing hand work and require dedication and precision.

Description of Apprenticeship:

I have been building fine wood products for twenty five years and wish to pass on the skills that I have acquired. I am a former marine engineer and have traveled extensively and speak three languages. I would like to offer a rare opportunity to teach a dedicated apprentice the art of precision woodworking. I work wood in thousands of an inch to create products that are not only beautiful, but also functional machines that are also productive.
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