Caroline Hockenbury



Joshua Farnsworth’s Earlysville woodworking school, Wood and Shop, is the result of a reignited childhood passion. Photo: Sanjay Suchak

Carving out community: Woodworking enthusiast teaches traditional technique

Stepping into Joshua Farnsworth’s Wood and Shop schoolhouse is like wrenching open a time capsule. Traditional woodworking instruments, including saws and handheld shaving tools, dangle from pegs and hug the surrounding white walls. Walking among the homemade workbenches and rustling up a rush of sawdust, you slip back a few centuries. Farnsworth began to home […]