READY TO GET MAKING?
With the new year, it seems the shop is entering a new phase of maturity. With no less than 8 folks utilizing the shop to grow their own furniture design/make companies, numerous general public members and a constant influx of students, there are new projects sprouting daily. Here’s a look at just a few of the projects [...]
At a certain point, after you’ve put mounds of passion and time into a thing, it begins to take on a life of its own. Especially when there is a potpourri of dynamic (often quirky) people involved. Far from being solely the direct product of Jim and my prodding and shaping, the shop has begun [...]
As more and more folks are making use of the shop, we’re continuing to find ways to improve our space and tools. Here’s the latest: 1) A new “Turner’s Corner”. Unlike most tools in the shop, which you might use a few minutes at a time, one spends hefty chunks of time sitting (or standing) [...]
I continue to be impressed by the ingenuity, creativity and curiosity that walks into the shop. Here’s Liz L, showing off her well-executed butcher-block kitchen counter top. She got a great antique cast-iron sink off craigslist and then managed to score the cut-offs of the ends of coffee tables from a Lakewood coffee shop. It [...]