Category Archives: free event

Open the Doors

Join us Friday, May 6th from 5-7PM at the Studio, 1002 SE 8th Ave. It’s our Spring Open House to celebrate the WIN program and the accomplishments of its high school woodworkers. This is our first year working with Portland … Continue reading

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This Wednesday 5/21 join us for DESIGN:Open House on le Musee des Arts et Metiers

Join us at our next DESIGN: Open House Wednesday, May 21st from 6 to 7:30pm to get a glimpse of my own sense of curiosity. I found a museum in Paris over the last few years that is a treasure … Continue reading

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CURIOSITY

What causes us to look round the next bend? What makes people want to fly or cross the ocean or play with fire? Why do you do something and then do it again just to see if the results will … Continue reading

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Tonight 2/19 DESIGN:Open House on Curiosity with Bill Crane, David Minick and Gary Rogowski

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This event is free and open to the public. Speakers Include: Presenters at DESIGN:Open House on Curiosity are Gary Rogowski, Bill Crane and David Minick DESIGN: Open House on Curiosity Please join us at The Studio on February 19th, 2014 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm for another … Continue reading

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Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event 2/7 & 2/8

Join us this Friday 2/7 (10-6) and Saturday 2/8 (10-6) for the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event at the Studio, 1002 SE 8th Ave. You’ll see all of their tools on display and you can try them out yourself. Also visiting will be Kevin … Continue reading

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The Wedge

There is no tool more important in the wood shop than the wedge. Not your hammer or clamps, not your vise or your sharpening stones. The wedge is it I am convinced. Pure in its power. Simply essential in its … Continue reading

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DESIGN: Open House

We have a special treat coming up for our next DESIGN: Open House. The man I call the Amazing Azevedo is coming to speak about local hardwoods, sawing up trees, and replanting local hardwoods. Mark is a botanist by trade … Continue reading

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Great Chair Auction

Wow, you should have been there. The chairs that were built for the Sisters of the Road Café Auction last week totaled 18 in number. All were different and all special in their own way. Decked out in our bench … Continue reading

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Limits

Creativity needs limits. It seems contradictory and yet it always is true. Given absolute freedom most artists and designers flounder about in search of a direction, a purpose, a method to their particular madness. But tell them to produce in … Continue reading

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Cafe Chair from Woodcentric Studio

(this is a guest post by Studio Graduate Kent Saunders. You can learn more about Kent and his work at Woodcentric Studio) Designed as an “Art” chair, this piece is to be sold at an auction on November 8, 2013 … Continue reading

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