What are we working on?

art bentwood brooklyn commission furniture lighting maker sculpture wood bending woodwork

We are anxiously waiting for the final word on whether Art of Plants and two other amazing makers (collaborative) will receive a city installation project. In the meantime, we girls are all prepping for Mother's Day and then of course Father's Day directly afterwards. Our planer and jointer is down so I am currently getting all the tools fixed and in top shape before the rush. A few commission jobs are in the works– shelves, lighting and a large bentwood jungle for a Brooklyn store. We are icing our wrist, flexing our fingers and building new steamers for the onslaught. I...

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Pop-up shops

brooklyn events pop-up shop wood bending

Pop-up shops are not something I normally do but I made an exception for Erin Przekop's shop coming up in Gowanus, Brooklyn. It was close to where I live and I am making a large window display for the store. I'm really excited about the window display more than anything else at this time. I was thinking bending a crazy large pattern with cherry wood. I hope you are available to stop by and visit or say hi. 

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A new year means new changes

I am what I make New Year wood bending

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday with very little drama. We are in a brand new year and that means I really need to refocus on our goals. Last year was great but I was slightly shaky during the holiday rush. Organizing better this year will help greatly. Perhaps I will actually put more effort into marketing myself. I'm a total slacker in that area. Some things I would like to focus on at the shop is to get all the woodworking tools in tip top shape. Although it is not my shop, I feel it would benefit everyone...

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