Rejection stings. It’s a necessary evil that every artist must develop a deep, complex relationship with. Sometimes we’re happy to be rejected. Other times it hurts enough to make you want to close your shop door and question whether or not there is even a place for you in the craft. When I started Women of... Continue Reading →
I had the honor of photographing the Charleston Woodworking School Class of 2019 student projects earlier this summer. Congratulations to the students on their beautiful accomplishments! Here are a few of my favorites pieces.
When bad things happen to children, it can be hard for them to understand and process what is happening. If children see repetitive patterns of abuse and violence, they can become desensitized and begin to objectify other people, animals, and even themselves, perpetuating the cycle of violence and trauma. We want to help break that... Continue Reading →
Kim McIntyre has traveled from coast to coast of the United States, woodworking and embracing every aspect of the craft as well as the maker community. She grew up around woodworking and first learned about the craft from her father. “As a young kid, I used to make “wood cookies” from his jointer shavings (just... Continue Reading →
Since the second grade, Larissa Huff knew she wanted to teach. When she graduated college as a certified math teacher in 2012, she thought she knew the formula that led to her future. After moving to Philadelphia, a random craigslist ad for a woodworking apprentice/teaching assistant job threw something unexpected into the equation. With no... Continue Reading →