Tag: young woodworkers

Woodworking father, thoughts on kids in the shop

June 11, 20140 Comments

I’ve been a hobbyist woodworker pretty much my kids’ entire lives. This summer my oldest will be 17, my youngest 13, and neither have KNOWN a time when dad didn’t say something like “I’m heading down to the shop if you need me…” or “WHAT DO YOU MEAN I CAN’T BUILD THAT FOR YOU???” Even […]

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Garrett Hack “Inspiring the next generation”

August 28, 20139 Comments

A common theme that keeps coming around on woodworking blogs is “how are we going to save woodworking?” or put another way “how do we encourage the next generation of woodworkers?” I’m not going to get into the whole discussion about whether woodworking is on a decline or how non-woodworkers can’t or don’t appreciate handcrafted […]

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