This summer has been jam packed with workshops from Intro to Woodworking to Tree Swing Making to Danish Cord Weaving. We have all of your woodworking needs covered here at Off The Saw. Check out these action shots and then consider signing up for one of our many fall workshops.
Yesterday was a big day for Off The Saw. We moved in the last of the big tools – the Davis & Wells bandsaw with 20″ resaw capacity and the 12″ Yates American jointer. We also rounded out our collection of Festool tools with the purchase of a Kapex, the best compound sliding miter saw […]
I’m pleased to announce that Off The Saw will offer workshops beginning in late June. We will offer Intro to Woodworking on a monthly basis, and we currently have workshops scheduled fur June 28 and July 26. This day long class is an excellent introduction to furniture making concepts, woodworking machines and shop safety. All […]
I’ll be speaking this Thursday at Gensler on the “return to craft” as part of Currency’s speaker series. The conversation will cover the drivers of the budding craft movement – from foods to furniture – here in LA. A desire to work with my hands and to transform a beautiful, organic material is what led […]
I’m so excited to announce that I’m launching a collaborative wood shop in Downtown Los Angeles. I’ll bring talented woodworkers together around quality tools and shared knowledge. I’ll also partner with other LA based shops to offer monthly workshops to the general public. Through the workshops, I aim to build individuals’ skills and increase awareness […]
I visited the Eames House today as part of a tour through The Furniture Society’s 2013 Symposium. This house is Case Study House #8–one of nearly 24 homes built as part of a program spearheaded by John Entenza, the publisher of Arts and Architecture magazine. The Case Study House program challenged architects to create homes for […]
I live in Los Angeles and share a 550 square foot home with a roommate. Needless to say, I’m very interested in how to use small spaces efficiently and effectively. Recently I’ve come across an interesting design concept that does just that. Swiss company Micasa Lab and French architect Matthieu de Marien have combined several […]
I graduated from College of the Redwoods’ Fine Furniture Program in May 2011. It’s been almost exactly two years since then, and I’ve been working my tail off to build-out a work space, purchase and rehab vintage machinery and create a furniture practice (all around a full time job). It’s been a long road, but […]