What’s New

February 2018

Our year got off to a gentle start.  We said aloha to our friend and fellow musician who lived with us after losing his house in the Santa Rosa fires and while he waited for his planned move to Maui.  We are looking forward to further gentleness and that 2018 bring us all renewed peace and cheer after last year's challenges.  The happenings of the world remain challenging so we will stay focussed on all that is important and all that is precious.

No major shows until summer, but you can find us intermittently at the Sunday Marin Farmers Market in San Rafael.  See our Show Schedule for 2018 dates.  Or you can always find our work at the various galleries and stores that support us:  Where to Buy  We are thrilled to now be part of the Sonoma County Art Trails gallery at Corrick's in Santa Rosa.  This is a wonderful 100+ year old local business that is a big supporter of local artists.

Multi-axis turning, making a "perfect" ball and Jerry's stitches are part of our advancing class offerings.  Our next advanced class is February 24, 2018.  That and our Beginning Woodturning Class schedule through the year is on our schedule under Workshops.   

We have several 2018 "on the road" teaching events lined up.  Our first was last week, spending several days at the Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired Enchanted Hills Camp on Mt. Veeder above Napa, CA.  This was Jerry's first experience teaching, and my assisting, woodturning to a class of blind adults, and we are not sure who learned more, they or us.  The camp is an experience in itself, with managers and staff sharing genuinely warm and open hearts.

In May we will be in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico and in September we are very excited to be teaching at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Maine.  Can't wait to enjoy the fall colors!

Check out our schedule here.

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The Sonoma County fires did not harm our house, but affected us just the same.  Having now seen the damage and devastation of the Napa fire on Mt. Veeder and at the Enchanted Hills Camp, our hearts continue to go out to all who suffered loss, and to the heroic first responders who saved all they could.  The healing will come, but we will never forget.

Thank you for visiting us virtually.

Check out our Show Page to see where we will be setting up next.

We hope to see you in person, but if not, please visit a gallery if there is one near you, or call us direct.

If you are interested in learning how to turn wood, check out our school here in Sebastopol.

Join our mailing list to get more information via our quarterly newsletter and occasional show notices.


Taking the “Starving” out of Artist Workshop

To all of you who have been waiting for me to resurrect this workshop, I must tell you that I have decided it just is not happening; too many other opportunities for our business take up my time.  I may in the future figure out a new offering, which will be presented here, but in the meantime, I apologize if I kept you on a string and now am letting go of it.