What’s in the shop?
- Was a New Screen Saver
- So many projects, such soon deadlines
- A table must be round!
- small set of draws for next to his drafting board
- a partners desk
Goings on in the MWA
- September 25-27
- Kansas City
- a smorgosboard of woodworking deligt
- Chet Kloss
- Weekend with Wood 2015
- Does much design by means of traditional drafting
- Chet’s Morris Chair
- Chet’s Take on Weekend with Wood
- The editor's woodworking is amazing
- The turners who participated were also amazing
- They take care of your spouse while you learn about woodworking. Chet’s wife had a great time
- Meredith really takes care of the attendees
- A real high percentage of the seminars were very, very good
- the instructors all gave out useful documentation
- There are many classes, and attendees chose which to attend, as they do with WIA
- There were also two featured vendors per day in the cafeteria
- As a resident of mid to large cities, Des Moines was not that happening at night - though, there were many resturants
- The hotels were close, but a drive away. This, unfortunately meant that once the conference ended for the day, you didn’t see other attendees.
- The open forum
- The editors spoke with the attendees, and the editors seemed ready for the 1987 publishing season.
- How did you get into woodworking?
- His father was a maker. A metal working primarily, but built with everything. His uncle was
- What’s your favorite tool?
- A well tuned Table Saw
- Who has influenced you the most?
- Joe Trippi, a custom furniture maker from Michigan
- What was your biggest stumbling block?
- Getting over the fact that not everything is perfect. People will appreciate whatever you make. Learn to enjoy the process
- How has the internet influenced your work?
- Tool setup has not come easily. Watching instruction on tool setup online has been invaluable.
- The conversation of the podcasts is inspiring.
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