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Stephen Courtney Guest Lectured at Cerritos College Woodworking Department

On Sunday, March 9th, 2014, at 3:00 p.m., accomplished furniture designer, maker and fine art photographer, Stephen Courtney, guest lectured at Cerritos College.

Stephen's work at the Bernard Passman Gallery in Beverly Hills, Ca
Stephen's work at the Bernard Passman Gallery in Beverly Hills, Ca
NORWALK, Calif. - April 2, 2014 - PRLog -- In 2003 the Smithsonian Institution secured Stephen's "Secretarial Desk" for inclusion within the National Gallery of American Art.

Stephen presented to fifty students on his high end cabinetry business, and "Studio Furniture" uncompromising original design.

“Stephen has a few pieces at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. He showed the students pictures of the pencil drawings, which were then drawn in a 3-d modeling program.  One take away was that real forfeiture design is no limited to wood alone, Bronze Brass Sterling Silver Nickel glass were incorporated in some of his pieces. Some of his pieces fetch over six figures. He is a genius - one of those guys that can't sit still always growing and challenging himself to reach further. He is an inspiration to the students!” said Woodworking Professor, Anthony Fortner.


Stephen Courtney Woodworking specializes in fine woodworking, custom cabinetry and fine art furniture.

For more information you can visit his website at:


Cerritos College Woodworking Program offers classes in furniture making, cabinetmaking, and woodturning.  Cerritos College houses a 27,000 square-foot facility, where over 100 stationary and portable woodworking machines are available. Hands-on training and real-world experience is emphasized, and all classes are project-focused. The classes cover topics including faceframe and frameless cabinet construction, architectural millwork, table and casegood construction, solid surface fabrication, hand tools, and veneering.

To learn more about Woodworking, visit cms.cerritos.edu/woodworking/ or call at (562) 860-2451 Ext. 2986.

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