Sweepstakes at Farm Star Living

sweepstakes

If you like contest and sweepstakes, you can enter to win a sculpture from Art of Plants. More details here.

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This Story Store

It was really fun to go to ThisStory's new story event. Martha Stewart was there but not long enough for me to say hi and thank her (or her team) for nominating me for a design finalist. Took my assistant Rachael (right) and we spent most of our time eating, drinking and shopping more than mingling and networking. I get distracted easily. Here are some pictures.      

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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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I am what I make

I am what I make

I want to express my appreciation for anyone that stopped by my booth at the Renegade to show their love for the work. The fellow tradesmen and tradeswomen that know the process, difficulty and patience bending wood requires have provided me with great feedback. I have much to do in the coming months to improve the product line and technique. When I look at a piece of wood, I see the beauty in the woods "imperfections", the knots and splits, the dents and asymmetry, even the splinters and wormholes. I am reminded that like any piece of wood, we are not...

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