Matt Monaco

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Matt Monaco operates a full time woodturning studio in the southwest region of Missouri, where he makes dedicated collections, signature series vessels & lidded containers for the fine craft, interior design and high end furniture industry – using both woods from the Ozark Mountain Range & select exotic species. His early training includes a close understudy in both assisting & developing professionally with some of the craft’s early pioneers, and in product & vision development as an item/piece maker for ShackletonThomas Furniture; creating bowls of varying design, platters, lidded containers, & drafted items. Matt is a Fine Woodworking Contributor.


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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Turning Fine-Detail Platters

Learn to design, shape, turn, and finish beautifully elegant plates and platters on the lathe, with the addition of shear cut fine detail to accentuate and reinforce balance within the […]

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