After four months of construction, we finally have our new studio! It gives us splendid natural light... ...and loads of room for organizing and storing (yes, neatness counts). We couldn't be happier. You can see all the new creations at our fall craft shows. Check out the schedule here.
Rob will be ringing in 2018 by fulfilling his dream of woodworking full time. That's right, he has turned over the reins of his printing business to his partners. He will now devote his days to creating boxes, boards, and anything else that strikes his fancy. And then hitting the road to meet you all at craft shows again. Right now, he is fulfilling commissions from our craft shows last fall. Like an encore version of this knife block, which lets you slide your knives in and out of bizillions of bamboo skewers (de-skewered, of course). And we're also ringing...
Sometimes it helps to grow old. We were just featured in a special "Becoming an Artist After 60" article in Artsy Shark. Check it out here! And don't forget to come by and say hello to us two geezers in two weeks at Craft Westport. Its the longest running indoor fine craft event in Connecticut--42 years and still going strong. So's the Bearded Man. Here he is, gazing lovingly at the wood-turned-into-board for a brand new endgrain cutting board. SaveSave
We are spending the summer growing goodies for the November and December craft shows. Here's how the crop is coming along:
Q: What does this 400-million-year-old creature from the bottom of a long-lost ocean... ...have in common with this rock-hard seed from a South American palm tree? A: The Bearded Guy took one of each from his Cabinet of Curiosities and turned them into handles for his handmade heirloom boxes! Check 'em out here and here. SaveSaveSave