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died or left, the school would have closed. Now I don't own the school. There's a board of directors that has responsibility for it. They're committed to keeping it going. If I get hit by a bus, they'll hire a new director. We have enough permanent staff that all the knowledge of how to run the school is not in my head anymore."

There are, he adds, other important advantages to being a non-profit organization. Fund raising has enabled the school to pay for its buildings and equipment with donations and also defrays a small portion of its annual overhead, so that it can provide a more affordable education, Korn says, which is not an opportunity that a privately owned school has. "Our bottom line is the quality of the education we provide," he says.

For more information about the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, visit woodschool. org or call 207-594-5611. PW

The machine room at the Satterlee Building houses just about anything you'd need to make furniture, from a 20" band saw and a 5-horsepower shaper to drill presses and a 12" jointer.

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