The foundation of the modern craft of woodworking was built long ago. It's rich, ancient history is something that draws a lot of makers to the craft. Some even make whole careers out of exploring it's antiquity. However, the culture of modern woodworking could not be sustained without the generous nurturers of creativity, the dedicated... Continue Reading →
December 2, 2018 Episode - "Katie Thompson of Women of Woodworking joins Kyle, Sean & Dyami to discuss the 5 questions."
November 24, 2018 Episode - "Katie Thompson of Women of Woodworking joins Sean, Kyle and Dyami to talk about woodworking, her journey and women in the craft."
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 →
Vanessa Johnston’s journey as a fine woodworker has only just begun, and she is starting with quite a bang. She is a recent graduate of the Chippendale International School of Furniture in Edinburgh and was awarded the prestigious honor of being named the Chippendale Society's Student of the Year. Vanessa began woodworking at 20 when... Continue Reading →
Kate Duncan is pretty straight forward. It shows through the clear and clean lines in her work, and even in sharing her story, she sticks to the elements of what works and what doesn't. She describes her woodworking background in plain terms. She started woodworking in her 7th grade shop class, and now works out... Continue Reading →
Danielle Rose Byrd is a woodcarver who enjoys making bowls, spoons, shrink pots and other utensils. Much like the craft of woodworking itself, there is a welcoming feel to Danielle's work. Aside from the obvious functionality of kitchenware as a sharing or serving piece, her work is comprehensible. Forms are crafted to please the eye... Continue Reading →