When Kevin is not coming up with new inventions, he is power carving up a storm in his shed creating sculptures, furniture and other fun projects for his family and friends.
Since I was a little kid in my dad’s shop I have been experimenting with tools and materials. Learning how to use and implement them. Now 40+ years later that’s all I have been doing: Making things and teaching how to make things involving metal, wood, plastic and more.
Paul Jackman is an artist, woodworker, and internet personality most known for his nearly 400,000 subscriber YouTube channel Jackman Works, and, more recently, his Netflix show Making Fun.
Michael Alm is a Seattle based artist and woodworker. After a number of years working for museums, galleries, and other artists, Alm found the perfect space for building out his dream shop. In 2014 he left his day job and started Alm Fab.
Claes Larsson is a Swedish woodcraftsman and artist. He is trained in industrial design and traditional woodcrafts and has recently taken steps towards art and sculptural work. In 2018, he became the second person in Swedish history to get a ‘Journeyman’s certificate in traditional woodcrafts’, something he is quite proud of. His next goal is to get a ‘Master Craftsman’s certificate’.
He works from his studio in rural Herefordshire (West Midlands, UK) and exhibits widely across the UK and abroad. He has received national acclaim in the UK for his innovative work in wood. With public pieces in six counties he is widely recognised for his ambitious pieces and his striking style.
Anne is an artist based in Seattle who travels across the United States to teach woodworking, writes regularly for “Furniture and Cabinetmaking” magazine and is currently authoring a book on bootstrap woodworking and farming.
Nick runs TC Timberart, a Veteran owned and operated small business custom woodworking shop. In his former life he was a letter carrier for the USPS. He has done framing and carpentry side jobs for most of his life. Nick started his business just doing freehand carved signs, 4 years ago. Since then he has grown so much in his woodworking career, grown his skill set, and found a love for power carving.
Carl Jacobson enjoys sharing his woodworking and wood turning passion to inspire others. Carl and his wife have a mobile shop traveling the country promoting the craft of woodworking and has weekly how-to-videos on The WoodShop.TV
Shane Christensen is a professional sculptor living on the Sunshine Coast, QLD Australia.
Shane calls himself an ‘environmental artist’ which is an interesting combination of his past life working in Conservation and Environmental Protection, and his current direction which is Chainsaw Carving.
Erich started woodworking as a way to relax and be creative. He needed a motivating hobby to distract him from his daily grind. He started out cutting urban trees and making slabs. Then Erich had an epiphany, logs are heavy. So he started a business called Rescued Oregon Timber with two other guys, Rob Hammerly and Scotty Schwartzkoph. They continue to reclaim urban trees but have added power carving, pyrography and table manufacturing. They are associated with the Urban Lumber Network West. Erich is forever evolving and learning more about himself through the crafting of wood and the people associated with it.
Originally from the Lake District, England, Vince emigrated to Western Australia in 1994 where Perth has remained his home. An artist, inventor, musician, Vince’s creative genius is nothing short of incredible.
After a 15+ year career as a recording and performing musician, Tim “retired” from music to make tangible art and wares from reclaimed and sustainable materials - to “Make Worthless Things Priceless.”
Eric started woodworking in high school and developed an instant passion. He then went on to The Ohio State University to pursue an Engineering degree and lost touch with building. Two years after graduating and moving to a new apartment, he realized he needed a dining table. Being unsatisfied with store bought options, Eric borrowed a miter saw and built his first project since high school. After that first build, he knew I had to bring this passion back.
I’m John Malecki. Born and raised in the Pittsburgh area, I’ve bled black and gold my whole life. Now I pay homage to the Steel City as a builder in the neighborhood of Braddock, sharing my craft with my clients and you at home.
Jason Weymouth was born in Bangor, Maine, and holds a Master’s degree in business from Husson University. 13 years ago, after seeing a photograph of his first childhood toolbox received at 4 years old, he decided to try to make a wooden spoon. Since that first spoon he has followed his calling to create some of the most beautiful and functional kitchen spoons that are sold to people around the world.
Andy Buck is an American sculptor and furniture designer who lives and works in upstate New York. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (MFA 1993) and Virginia Commonwealth University (BA 1987), his work brings together traditional craftsmanship, investigations in form, and richly painted surfaces.
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