All photos in this post are courtesy of Neil Clemmons. Last week, I took a 9 hour train ride south to Portland, Oregon for the opening of Quality is Contagious: John Economaki and Bridge City Tool Works, an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Craft. An estimated 300 people were in attendance that night. The exhibit featured … Continue reading Quality is Contagious: John Economaki and Bridge City Tool Works
On the morning of Sunday, April 15th, Morton and I exchanged ideas about trestle tables, spurred on by a recent sketch of a table on which he was working. That got me yearning to build a trestle table. I documented my progress live on Twitter which was useful because each update had a time stamp so followers could … Continue reading Maple Trestle Table, Session 9 – Mortises the Slow Way (or Why I’m Buying a Domino XL)
In order to discover and showcase some of the world's most bizarre and unbelievable woods known (or not known), John Economaki of Bridge City Tool Works has issued a challenge in the form of a contest. Read the details on JOHN'S BLOG. (Rule #3 says "no visible sanding marks". I wonder if visible plane tracks are … Continue reading The Most Amazing Wood?