What’s in the shop?
- Slowly, the Bartop Arcade Continues
- Spent the weekend huffing epoxy
- Roorkee Chairs
- Aprons and Tool Rolls
Blog post that piqued our interest
- As seen on Instagram: Tool makers taking a chair making class
- with Mike Dunbar having closed up shop, is Greg the only Windsor Chairmaker (Peter Galbert, Curtis Buchanan, Glen Rundell in Australia)
- Jeff Miller is recovering and we wish him well
- Recovering from his Kidney surgery in January
- Jason Thigpen of Texas Heritage Woodworks, purveyor of handcrafted heirloom furniture & accessories
- What is Texas Heritage Woodworks?
- wood work
- leather work
- car restoration?
- mutton tallow?
- What did you do before launching the company?
- Mechanic for 12 years
- 5 Questions
- How did you get into woodworking?
- home owner, project, tools, the rest is history
- What’s your favorite tool?
- Stanley No. 71, a classic
- Who has influenced you the most?
- St. Roy
- What was your biggest stumbling block?
- constant learning, managing time
- How has the internet influenced your work?
- forums, Woodwhisperer, Renaissance Woodworker, Lumber Jocks, etc.
- The Woodworking Shows are making their rounds. If you’re in the area of where they’re headed, check it out!
- We’ll be at
- May 19th through 22nd
- Des Moines, Iowa
- September 16th through 18th
- Covington, KY
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