My PechaKucha Night Presentation

Februrary 14, 2013, I presented at Coquitlam's PechaKucha Night, held at the Evergreen Cultural Centre. The video was recorded and edited by Geoff Scott of Tri-Cities Community TV. These were the slides I used to guide my presentation. If you would like to support Tri-Cities Community TV and other local programming, you can leave a response … Continue reading My PechaKucha Night Presentation

Interview of Chris Wong

Fellow woodworker and blogger Kenny Comeaux recently interviewed me about design and inspiration. Read the whole interview on his blog, The Wood Ninja. This is the sixth slide from my PechaKucha presentation.   Inspiration and Initial Experimentation Prototype #1 Prototype #2 Prototype #3

New Apple Cribbage Boards

I'm beginning to catch up on posting some recently-completed projects which are now posted in my Store. The wood for these two cribbage boards is from a local apple tree.  While I cannot guarantee one of these spectacular boards will improve your game, it may be enough to distract your opponent so that you can … Continue reading New Apple Cribbage Boards

How About an Inspirational Talk?

The purpose of PechaKucha is to share ideas and inspire and encourage discussion.  To assist in their talks, presenters use twenty slides, each twenty seconds long.  PechaKucha Nights are held in over 600 cities world-wide (click to find one nearby). TED (technology, education, design) talks are similar, but with less structure.  Like PechaKucha, TED talks occur around … Continue reading How About an Inspirational Talk?

Recap of PechaKucha Night

I had a great Thursday evening at PechaKucha Night.  I knew that, being Valentine's Day, the Evergreen Cultural Centre would either be deserted or packed for the event.  As it turned out, it was packed. At 6:30 pm, an hour before the show started, I arrived with the other presenters for a sound check and … Continue reading Recap of PechaKucha Night

More Information on PechaKucha Night

Here are some details on PechaKucha Night, Vol. 9 where I will be on stage giving my presentation February 14th. If you are interested in furniture, you might recognize the name of another presenter: Judson Beaumont of Vancouver's own Straight Line Designs.  I'm looking forward to his presentation.  (I find Keith Rice-Jones' organic sculpture interesting as well.)

Brainstorming for My PechaKucha Presentation

Next month, I am giving a presentation at PechaKucha Night (pronounced Pechak-Cha) and have chosen to talk about the importance of the people who surround me.  The presentation revolves around 20 slides, each with a duration of 20 seconds. My idea is to talk about the people (and their work) that inspire me, challenge me and enable me.  I … Continue reading Brainstorming for My PechaKucha Presentation