Robert Rising, known to his clients as “the black lumberjack,” is dedicated to saving fallen trees and creating furniture out of rescued wood. Rising also seeks to break stereotypes around lumberjacks, and he mentors younger people of color who want to be part of an industry that often boxes them out.
“It’s a great way to unwind after work,” says Thomas Morel, owner of Les Cognees.
These shops go against the grain.
In an ironic twist, now that Burch is back in the state he grew up in, his parents, enchanted by Israel on their many visits to see their son, now live there full-time. In a way, Burch muses, it's the closing of a circle that opened decades ago -- when a teenager in search of an identity first asked his mother what exactly it meant to be Jewish.
Get ready for a lot of tail wagging, purring, and melodious chirping, because these tiny home upgrades from animal loving bloggers have made some pets very happy. Here are some DIY ideas that they won't be able to get enough of.
If there was ever a month to take the time to appreciate building and decorating with reclaimed wood, April is it.
This is my third Father's Day without him. Yet, in my world, his presence is bigger than ever.
What makes a piece of craft great? Is it technical mastery, innovative approach or creative ideas? In late April, the CraftFoxes
From April 28 to March 26, 2014, our competition will be accepting nominations for Craftys awards (you can also nominate
Actor John Ratzenberger worked as a carpenter before landing the role of Cliff, the disgruntled postal worker who loved spending hours at the local bar with his buddies. And in the years since "Cheers" concluded its 11-season run, Ratzenberger has returned to his woodworking roots.
In order for cost and supply to keep up with the demand artists often use cheap and accessible materials such plywood, particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF). What these products don't tell you are the makeup of MDF board is toxic.
As the tastiest honey is usually found in beehives, but impossible to buy in a market, Armenian designers of Backbone Studio conceived packaging out of wood as an improvised beehive place holder to contain honey.
An organization that started as one Utah couple making hand-carved wooden toys in their garage for their grandchildren has now grown to make and provide toy cars to over one million children across the globe.
Brooklyn Street Art: This is a collaborative piece using the skills of a metal worker and a wood worker. How did you achieve
Discuss "craft" with Scott Constable, whose training includes apprenticeships under master woodworkers and who specialization in traditional joinery, and you're likely to hear about such things as traditional bodgery and English guilds.
When it comes to tackling those lingering home fixer-uppers, there's no better time than the weekend. If you haven't already
"Parks and Recreation" returns Thurs., April 19, 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Swanson fans will no doubt be glad to learn that the