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
Maple Trestle Table, Session 9 – Mortises the Slow Way (or Why I’m Buying a Domino XL)
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)
The Most Amazing Wood?
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?