Out of the Woodwork

Please be seated, if you dare

Monday, 16 August 2010 00:00

64_please_01Furniture designer Deger Cengiz presented his "Cactus Chair" as part of "The Dreamers" exhibition in May at Voos Furniture in New York. His experimental design combines functionality with artistic concepts, though you might be thinking, Who'd want to sit on a cactus?



Joe is always a pro

Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00

56_joesainz_01Meet Joe. He's a pro. He's Joe the Pro.



A world leader

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00

56_barrels_01To best meet clients' needs, the owners of Kelvin Cooperage strive to obtain the best oak and use the most current machinery while remaining true to time-tested traditional cooperage techniques.



Wooden you know

Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00

64_wooden_01If you happen to own a nice home stereo system, chances are that the speakers consist of quality woofers and tweeters that are housed in classy wooden cases. If you are willing to pay the price, the sound can be unbelievably crisp. But if you take that premise down to the tiny size of headphones, for an iPod as an example, would the result be the same?



Spirit of giving

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00

64_spirit_01The San Fernando Valley Woodworkers Club brings smiles to the faces of needy children through its annual Holiday Toy Production charitable program. The program is the main focus of the club's year and was started by woodworker Bob Rennie in 1980. It is now jointly run by him and Arron Latt.



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