Saturday, March 26, 2016

MWA Episode #91 - Glen Guarino

What’s in the shop?
  • Dyami
    • Bartop arcade progress
  • Sean
    • I ran for Pie on Pi day, and my youngest son won his age group.
    • All my free time has be spent planning/ designing a home addition.
    • Roof complications . . . (Let me help, I know my roofs)
  • Glen Guarino
    • Commissions starting
      • Coffee table - sure to be ‘not your ordinary coffee table’
      • img_5210.jpg

Stuff on the web that piqued our interest:
  • The birth of a wooden house - John Neeman Tools

Main topic
    • Pieces are sculpted/stacked lamination
      • Many find this style very intimidating
      • Did you start square? Yes, started young, teaching helped branch out to more artistic style.
      • How’d you move to sculpted?
    • Did you catch the Wendell Castle exhibit at the Museum of Art & Design?
    • How do you design your pieces?
    • How do you shape your pieces?
    • 5 Questions
      • How did you get into woodworking? Shop class in 4th grade!
      • What’s your favorite tool? Custom scratched Brian Boggs spokeshave
      • Who has influenced you the most? Andy Wilner, Judie McKinzie McKee
      • What was your biggest stumbling block & could it have been avoided? Pricing work
      • How has the internet influenced your work? It hasn’t. #dropsmic

Next broadcast’s topic

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Sean Wisniewski

Dyami Plotke

Modern Woodworkers Association