The Art & Zen of Kumiko by Matt Kenney “KUMIKO: Refined lattice-work derived finely planed wood, inter-locked in intricate patterns with a high degree of intricacy unique to Japan.” I have made many kumiko panels, and used it as a decorative element in boxes. I love the repetitive patterns of
Introduction toWoodturning Tools | How to Use Them There are many different kinds of woodturning tools and for the new turner it can be confusing so we have put together a quick reference guide to turning tools, an explanation of what they do, if you’re unclear about what woodturning actually
Wood Carving Chisels Chisels and Gouges | Their Parts and How Gouges are Numbered Chisels are an essential tool for woodworkers – this is how they work! I’ve recently become interested in carving and have been shopping for more wood carving chisels and gouges. I ended up completely confused by all
Choosing Woodworking Tools Table Saw vs. Band Saw Woodworking tools are what I’ve spent my life using. Woodworking and teaching woodworking classes has been my life’s work, and I’ve always worked under the assumption that every woodworking shop should have a table saw. But lately, I’ve been rethinking that strategy.
How to Design Furniture (part 1) Learn the Basic of Furniture Design with Kelly Parker In this 2-part article we’ll explore how to design furniture from concept through to a completed prototype using a real-life *commission as an example. This first post describes the processes of sketching and modeling. The second
An Evening with Micheal Fortune & Kelly Parker The Florida School of Woodwork offers many opportunities to meet and talk with well-respected, extremely talented woodworkers. Michael Fortune and Kelly Parker recently taught a cabinetmaking class at the school. One evening, local woodworkers had the opportunity to hear a presentation by
[Tampa, FL] Today, the Florida School of Woodwork announces their class schedule and guest instructors for 2018. The school was officially established in May of 2017 since being founded as in 2004 as an adjunct to Franklin Street Fine Woodwork. The School is housed in a beautifully renovated industrial building