Out of the Woodwork
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 May 2016 00:00
April was National Woodworking Month, according to Rockler, which celebrated with a series of hands-on project kits and classes to teach basic skills. Projects included an ice cream scoop with a turned handle, a wood-handled knife, a floating wall shelf and a decorative keepsake box.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 11 April 2016 00:00
A Philadelphia designer is mass-producing a line of wooden watches. Lorenzo Buffa, owner of Analog Watch Co., says a college thesis project led to him create the “Carpenter Collection: Minimalist Wooden Watches.”
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 March 2016 00:00
Marwood, a veneer supplier in Jeffersonville, Ind., is popular with skateboarders. The company targets custom builders, pushing hard maple and a seven-ply construction technique.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 February 2016 00:00
Jonathan Orpin, founder and owner of New Energy Works Timberframers and Pioneer Millworks in Farmington, N.Y., was recently named president of the Timber Framers Guild. Orpin has served on the guild’s board of directors and chaired its 2015 annual conference.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 January 2016 00:00
Stan Munro of North Syracuse, N.Y., began “toothpicking” as a hobby when he was in the fifth grade. Little did he know, then, how far he would take it 30 years later.
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