Well, the soft deadline for submissions has passed and all the entries that were on time are now up on my website. (You can still submit your stool and I'll post it when I have time.) It's the Judges' Turn Now I have organized a number of categories and put together a panel of esteemed … Continue reading Vote for Your Favourite Shop Stools
Live Builds Show that Woodworking is Not Without Hiccups
Did you build a shop stool this weekend? Remember to e-mail it to me following the guidelines. I will send you an e-mail to confirm that I've received your submission. Saturday, as I built my shop stool, I monitored the other builds being documented on Twitter. I have gathered some of my favourite tweets and … Continue reading Live Builds Show that Woodworking is Not Without Hiccups
My New Shop Stool
I am working on assembling an elite group of judges for the Shop Stool Build-Off. There are many categories and lots of prizes so everybody has a fair chance of winning something. For a chance of winning a prize, make sure you submit your stool by the end of Tuesday, January 28. Here is my … Continue reading My New Shop Stool
How to Enter the Shop Stool Build-Off
First, here are some numbers: 83 people have registered for the Shop Stool Build-Off; 10 different social media platforms will be used (at least) to document the builds; 10 different countries are represented; and 12 sponsors have provided 22 prizes. To be eligible to win a prize, send an e-mail to FlairBuildOff@gmail.com by end of … Continue reading How to Enter the Shop Stool Build-Off
Shop Stool Build-Off Participants
The Shop Stool Build-Off starts this Saturday! These are the people who have registered for the Shop Stool Build-Off, and the websites where they intend to share their progress are linked to the best of my ability. Registrants are sorted alphabetically by first name into two categories. 100% Committed: Alex Garcia http://planeandchisel.com/ Alex Leslie https://www.facebook.com/Wonderwino … Continue reading Shop Stool Build-Off Participants
Buzz About the Shop Stool Build-Off
It's not too late to register for the Shop Stool Build-Off! More than eighty woodworkers have registered for the Shop Stool Build-Off and some have let their enthusiasm spill over, as evidenced by the buzz surrounding the event which takes place this Saturday (January 25). I'm not the only one blogging about the event. Here … Continue reading Buzz About the Shop Stool Build-Off
This is For Love
I spent the holidays with my family and friends, completely away from the shop. It was a really nice break and quite refreshing from the busy pace that two businesses and too-many-side-projects-to-count guarantees. Being around others reminded me that there are lots of ways to make a living, many of which require much less effort … Continue reading This is For Love
Need Some Ideas for Your Shop Stool?
Register today to participate in the Shop Stool Build-Off and a chance to win a prize! Saturday, January 25 is the date set for the Shop Stool Build-Off. Some woodworkers I have talked to are already working on designs and expect to do some material prep (including building bending forms) before the big day arrives. … Continue reading Need Some Ideas for Your Shop Stool?