Category Archives: Student Work

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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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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Residency

We just had our Resident Mentoring student finish up for the year. Brad Ewing came up from Austin, Texas to learn some woodworking and escape the heat. He did both. Check out his Table with a Drawer. Brad brought some … Continue reading

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The Hand Tool Shop

Our month long series of classes called The Hand Tool Shop are in full swing now. The first week we worked on tools and sharpening and we did some joinery work as we made a mortise and tenoned mallet. This … Continue reading

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Studying at The Northwest Woodworking Studio

Our Residency Program members continue to produce some quality work as they continue their discovery of fine woodworking. In class today, someone asked if I was a carpenter. I explained that a carpenter works with great skill but a different … Continue reading

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Mastery Mastering

One of our Resident Mastery students this year, Brad Ewing, is finishing up his standing cabinet project. He has mixed some interesting forms and techniques into it. The cabinet is a fairly modern looking box made of ribbon sawn khaya … Continue reading

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