Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

GSAM Instructor Geoff Wonnacott

Cabinetmaker Geoff Wonnacott of England has been handcrafting authentic museum quality furniture reproductions in 1:12 scale since about the mid 1980s. He is an IGMA Fellow in Furniture and will be offering two workshops at the Good Sam Academy. The first is a French Transitional Louis XV-XVI Bureau (c1774) scheduled for three-days, October 14-16. The second is a two-day workshop scheduled October 17-18  to construct a George III Chippendale Silver Table.

For registration information, go to http://goodsamshowcase.miniature.net and click on the Academy.

French Transitional Louis XV-XVI Bureau (c1774) workshop. Three-days, October 14-16.
George III Chippendale Silver Table workshop. Two-days, October 17-18.

Geoff Wonnacott's table at the 2012 Good Sam Show. Photo taken on the floor.
Louis XVI Gilt Gueridon with pierced brass gallery. Neo-classic Gilt armchair with ebony arms terminating in gilt female figures. The hand-painted porcelain tea set is by IGMA Artisan Miyuki Nagashima, Tokyo, Japan.
18th century Chippendale Corner Cupboard. Offered as workshop at the 2011 Show.
Ebony Lyre Chair with Late Louis XV galleried work table, c1770. 

To contact Geoff or to see more of his furniture designs, go to: GffWon@aol.com, Web: www.geoffrey.wonnacott.org. New website: www.geoffreywonnacott.co.uk

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