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Mollie Ferguson's chair, dubbed dulcius ex asperis, took home the Best of Show Award. Ferguson is a student at the College of the Redwoods.
Every other year-without fail-the annual Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS) show in Las Vegas plays host to the Fresh Wood student woodworking competition. AWFS serves as the sponsor for the biennial competition for high school and post-secondary students with a career trajectory in the woodworking industry. From high school woodworkers across the nation, to graduate students already well-versed in the craft, all of them gather together to show their best work during one of the nation’s largest woodworking trade shows.
I’ve been sitting on a repository of photos of this year’s entries and figured it was high time I dusted them off and sent them out into the ether. Sometimes, you just need a bit of inspiration to get yourself into the shop. Hopefully, these entries will serve just that purpose. Enjoy!
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To me it also shows how much we can all learn from those who went before...
Anyone else see a little bit of Hans Wegner in there.. made Mollie's own way..
If that is the standard of young people, woodworking is in great shape
I was cutting some dovetails recently. Here are the tools that I use when I cut them with hand tools.
Fast, fun approach to making a comfortable, casual seat
In this video Michael finishes the first of the three boxes. Gluing-up, planing, sanding and finishing bring a new piece of art to the world.
In this video Michael starts work on the second box, a carved and painted Saddle lid box.
Michael begins carving the saddle lid box with his ripple pattern along the top. Then turns to his 5/30 gouge to texture the sides of the box. This isn't work…
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