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Scandinavia – Blending Woodcarving and Broom-making

Posted August 15, 2019
by Marybeth Garmoe
Hello from Sweden!  I’m exactly half way through my time abroad and I’ve already…
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The Finishing Touch: Color

Posted May 9, 2019
by Mike Loeffler
I was working on a project with my friend Jim yesterday and we were discussing woodworking finishes.…
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Making Paddles

Posted March 29, 2019
by Josh Tolkan
North Housers, Blog Post #2 from me coming at you.  I spent a good part of February working on…
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Chair Exploration

Posted March 14, 2019
by Mike Loeffler
I’m continuing on my exploration of chairs this winter and, I must say, it’s been a fun…
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Have a Seat - Part 2

Posted January 17, 2019
by Mike Loeffler
I acquired some black ash logs over the course of this past spring. During the summer months there…
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Emily Dickinson Brooms

Posted January 3, 2019
by Marybeth Garmoe
  She sweeps with many-colored brooms, And leaves the shreds behind; Oh, housewife in the…
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Chasing the Curve

Posted December 21, 2018
by Angela Robins
After a year and a half of creating, traveling and connecting, I am wrapping up my precious time…
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Utilizing the Natural Forms of Wood

Posted December 6, 2018
by Mike Loeffler
Why do so many people feel attracted to wooden objects? There seems to be a universal appeal to the…
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Branching Out

Posted November 16, 2018
by Angela Robins
Apple, poplar and birch, oh my! So many branches, so many forms. Ever since studying bowl carving in…
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Spice Jars & Chip Carving

Posted November 9, 2018
by Marybeth Garmoe
Surface design, be it carving or painting or inlay, is fascinating to me.  Just a simple…
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