It's hard to believe we've entered a new decade. I was quite chuffed when I noticed folks were referencing the roaring twenties. I hope that bodes well for what's in store! To ring in the New Year, I wanted to share a little piece of Seattle history from an era past. Rummaging through the $1 [...]
Happy fall ! The summer seems to have left without saying goodbye. After so much sunshine, I'm always happy for the rain, but today I find myself wishing for one last blue sky. This has been a busy summer with many changes and some exciting projects coming through the shop. A new schedule of engine turning [...]
papier-mâché bulldog barking pull-toy from the late 19th c. … with an unintended pulled apart head. The dog was not intended to look so scary and actually probably made the pride and joy of a small kid – which cracked us up every time we looked at it, I mean how scary would it be to cuddle now ? It would have taken a very brave kid to handle this dog, or a nice fixing, for which we would need all the bravery we could ask the conservators’ gods for.
Hi All! A quick note about an event coming up this Saturday at the Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt Design Museum. Come join me in New York to explore how design has played a roll in how we engage with time. I'll be presenting alongside Emily Orr, Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Design at the @CooperHewitt, Lana [...]
I'm excited to announce the latest schedule for engine turning classes is now up and registration is open! Register HERE. David Lindow will be coming out to teach intermediate and advanced classes with me this May after I start off the month with Beginner's Turning. He will be bringing a Lindow Rose engine equipped with [...]