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Why do we make things? Why do we do this creative work? A dear friend came by last night and looked at a kitchen table of mine made some decades ago. She saw the Cloud Rise curves shaped into the … Continue reading
What do you do with a degree in literature? Pizza delivery boy? Barista? Nope. Gary Rogowski took the thoughtfulness and attention to craft and detail required to study the literary greats and applied them to his immersion into woodworking. He is now … Continue reading
Meet Elia Bizzari, Windsor chairmaker and prolific instructor. He teaches both online and at woodworking studios throughout the country. He will be teaching two classes for us this summer, the Continuous Arm Windsor Chair and the Sack Back Windsor Chair. About … Continue reading
Join us for the Brilliant Chair class this Apr. 5-6 from 9am to 4pm each day. It’s a brilliant design attributed to Aldo Leopold and usable for tiny spaces as a chair, ladder, bookshelf, or computer table. We will build … Continue reading
How do people engage with your furniture? They look at the form first of course. If they like the shape of a piece, then they approach it. They eye it to see the wood and the sheen of it. The … Continue reading
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
One of the fascinating points to emerge from our Chairs by the Roadside Show was the difference that small changes can make to a chair design. We all started with a basic Café chair that I designed and tweaked and … Continue reading
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
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
A Blog for Southwest Woodworkers
seventeenth-century joined furniture; green wood, hand tools
A Blog for Woodworkers by Gary Rogowski
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Woodwork, writing, walks, DIY and more!
The first years in a woodworker's career: putting down roots and setting up shop
Sculptural Woodwork made by Chris Wong in Vancouver, BC
A woodworking blog by Bill Rittner
Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English and Irish furniture &c.
Custom crafts by Matthew Hickey
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