What’s in the shop?
- A jointer and . . . space
- Sliding doors (more) Working inside the home is a pain in the rear...
- Seaport World Trade Center – Boston, MA – February 21-23, 2014
- Display at the Furniture Project
- Matt Kenny & Mike Pekovich will each be teaching two classes at the Somerset show on February 21-23, 2014
- You’ll need tickets to the classes. You can buy them here.
- March 29th & 30th, 2014
- Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
- Matt Vanderlist
- When Matt began podcasting, about 7 years ago he had been woodworking about 5 years.
- Does being the first voice mean anything?
- Breaking the stereotype of old men woodworking.
- Even in Atlanta, Zebra wood is surprisingly easy to work for an exotic.
- Most surprising development (of online woodworking community)?
- Number of people
- The way there are turf wars over topics and techniques
- some online personalities have followers who are very territorial
- How have you kept motivated?
- Viewer/Listener emails, it’s audience driven
- What’s it really like to work with Shannon Rogers?
- How comes the bed?
- Marc had Matt at “Hello?”. He completes Matt.
- Biggest surprise of Wood Talk
- How large and demanding the audience is
- The “God Horrendous chortle”
- An uncontrollable natural phenomenon which Matt has no control over.
- Have you talked to Mary May since Woodworking in America?
- He’s trying
- 5 Questions
- how did you get into woodworking?
- Once he bought his first house, it blossomed.
- what's your favorite tool?
- his brain, no. A tool he uses? the Breese smoother plane he built from a kit.
- who has influenced you the most?
- Mmm. Originally, Chris Schwarz.
- Chris still gets lots of credit, but the online woodworking community has supplanted him in Matt’s heart.
- What was your biggest stumbling block & could it have been avoided?
- When Matt overthinks. Too much information online and in print. Information overload.
- The internet has ruined my woodworking
- How has the internet influenced your work?
- Seeing what other people are doing and hearing what they want to learn has improved his woodworlking
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