STRUCTURAL FILLS FOR LARGE WOOD OBJECTS: CONTRASTING AND COMPLEMENTARY APPROACHES
MICHAEL S. PODMANICZKY
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MICHAEL S. PODMANICZKY is head of furniture conservation at Winterthur Museum and adjunct associate professor in the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. He has an extensive craft background as carver/cabinetmaker, boat builder, modelmaker, pattern maker, and machinist. He received his B.A. in fine arts from Kenyon College, 1970, Certificate in Furniture Conservation from the Smithsonian Institution, and congruent master's degree in decorative arts from Antioch University in 1990. He is a member of the class of 1989 of the Attingham Summer School on the English country house. He has responsibility for accessioned woodworking tool collections at Winterthur and maintains active research of related historic trade practices. He is a Professional Associate of AIC, a member of the Objects Specialty Group, and past chairman of the Wooden Artifacts Group. Address: Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, DE 19735.