Matt Monaco

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Matt operates a full-time woodturning studio in the southwest region of Missouri, and makes dedicated collections, signature series vessels, and lidded containers for the interior design industry, high end furniture trades, as well as for private collections using woods from the Ozark Mountain Range and select exotic species. Matt has turned for nearly 20 years, and has completed well over 10,000 hours of trade work where he served apprenticeship in the high-end furniture trades. His training includes assisting and working with acclaimed masters of the craft, (Including Richard Raffan) and has become a nationally recognized name, as well as an in-demand educator & demonstrator across the country. He is an appointed Ambassador to Fine Woodworking Magazine, is considered one of woodturning’s new modern masters who carries a strong desire to integrate the craft into future generations, and contribute to the diversification of the woodturning & broader craft field.

Workshops

Turning Elegant Enclosed Forms

Come learn to express the joy of creating, shaping, and making enclosed, elegant vessels using the lathe, and how this also translates to the development of finesse, greater technique, and […]

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