Essick Woodworking School

The Shop


The Shop is a 2800 square foot, modern, well-insulated, comfortable building located in the beautiful Sierra foothills just three miles south outside the historic Gold Rush town of Grass Valley. With a 7ooo watt solar array, we are an energy nuetral building. Grass Valley is home to many fine restaurants, interesting architecture, parks and museums.

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Overnight acommodations are available at no extra cost on a first-come-first-served basis. Rooms may shared by two students and include bedding, towels and a small kitchenette with microwave. An outdoor area with a BBQ is also available. Students must supply their own food.