Listen to the gentle chisels gliding through wood, the swish of the hand-plane as curls of semi-transparent shavings flow off the workbench. The atmosphere is peaceful, there is talking and laughter among the woodworkers. The blood pressure lowers… Come join in the fun next weekend (May 15 & 16) in Amana, IA for the Handworks Show. There […]
Weekend Festival of Woodworking Fun
We had a great weekend demonstrating at the American College of the Building Arts and Lie-Nielsen’s Tool Event. I got to set up my little workbench and carve to my heart’s delight for 2 days! What more could I ask for? It was a great turn-out and after all the weathermen said that Saturday was […]
Woodworking in America Extravaganza!
We just had a wonderfully successful week at Woodworking in America in Cincinnati. I taught on “How to Bring Life to Leaves” and “Linenfold”. My husband, Stephen, came with me. I find it fascinating that I can comfortably teach 40 or 50 complete strangers, but if my husband is in the room, I get all flustered and […]
Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Open House
Lie-Nielsen Toolworks will be having their open house this Friday and Saturday, July 12 & 13 in Warren, Maine. I will be demonstrating carving, sharpening, and whatever else people want to know. What an incredibly beautiful area! I have never been to Maine before and I spent several hours driving down Highway 1 from Bangor to […]