The video for the York:Crafted event should be available sometime in the future (near or not) but in the mean time I thought I’d post the content of the presentation in a different way. Below are the 20 pictures I chose and the 20 seconds worth of text that accompanied each. None of us are… Continue reading A few pictures and words
If you’re anywhere near York, Pennsylvania tomorrow (June 25th) stop by 320 N. Beaver Street at 2:30 for the York:Crafted event. I’ll be presenting some thoughts about Aesthetic Anarchy and my own journey into hand tool woodworking as part of a great lineup of creative types. If you cant imagine yourself sitting through an… Continue reading York:Crafted
(Editor’s note: The internet is a funny thing. Sometimes you are introduced to people halfway around the world and sometimes they are practically at your back door. A year and a half ago I was searching craigslist for hand tools and stumbled upon the work of local cabinet maker Chris Black. Not only is Chris… Continue reading Chris Black: Perfect in 1000 words or less
But tomorrow does mark the fourth installment of the “Perfect: in 1000 words or less” guest blog series. This time, it’s another voice from the land of the pines.
Perhaps the most intimidating aspect of staked furniture design is the idea that you somehow have to be a wizard with angles. Chris Schwarz demystifies this arcane art more adeptly in ‘The Anarchist’s Design Book’ than I could ever hope to do, so I’ll leave it to you to add that treasure to your library,… Continue reading What’s your angle?
After a year of using the free WordPress URL, all of your regularly scheduled content from The Daily Skep can now officially be found at: thedailyskep.com Tell your friends. Tell your enemies. Tell your frenemies.
Why do humans mark things by the year? I guess it’s because it represents a complete cycle of sorts – or one of many smaller cycles inside much larger ones. This Wednesday my wife and I will have been married for fourteen years. June 15 might be an entirely arbitrary day to most people, but it is… Continue reading An anniversary of sorts