What Inspires?

Steve Ramsey of Woodworking for Mere Mortals started a new segment on his blog called Inspiration Project, asking creative people the simple question, "what inspires?".  He asked me to kick off Inspiration Project, so I created a video (duration: 5:34) Read Steve's post and watch my video HERE.

Getting in the Groove

This is a follow-up post to my recent article, In The Groove, as suggested by Nick Roulleau. When I'm in the groove, things go smoothly and nothing can frustrate me.  When I'm not in the groove, I feel tired.  I feel unmotivated.  I feel like going back to bed.  That's how I feel right now. Here are … Continue reading Getting in the Groove

Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Recently I picked up a few books that are sure to be inspiring. 500 Cabinets is the latest woodworking-related publication in Lark Books' 500 series.  Previous books include: 500 Chairs, 500 Tables, 500 Wood Bowls, and 400 Wood Boxes.  This book is not as inspiring as the others, but I'm not surprised.  Although there is … Continue reading Get Your Creative Juices Flowing