Woodworking Stories, Woodworker Profiles and Products

A world of wonders

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 19:48

The multifaceted Paul Schürch, owner of Schürch Woodwork in Santa Barbara, Calif., has an impressive repertoire of more than 250 unique pieces influenced by classical styles, sometimes with a twist. And Schürch is as dynamic as his work. With more than 30 years of woodworking and other diverse trade experiences, he draws upon this knowledge to create unique limited-edition and one-of-a-kind pieces. He speaks several languages, travels often, and continues to network with other masters, craftsmen and students around the world.



Class is in session

Tuesday, 10 March 2009 00:00

High school woodworking program can definitely thrive in the 21st century, according to a handful of shop instructors who shared the success stories of their programs.



Success through familiarity

Wednesday, 11 March 2009 00:00

Pat Coughlin received his first taste of woodworking in a cabinet shop at the age of 16, and he hasn’t looked back. He continued woodworking after high school and eventually opened a small custom cabinet shop in his hometown of Battle Ground, Wash.



Falling into place

Monday, 09 March 2009 16:23

Bud Tullis, of Solvang, Calif., has been producing custom furniture since 1972, mixing his own ideas with fragments of various design styles from all eras.



The strength of being small

Written by Jennifer Hicks Thursday, 05 February 2009 16:00

Having designed and built hundreds of pieces of furniture, Bill Huston has developed an innate sense of proportion and dimension that runs throughout his work. A seasoned woodworker with 35 years of experience, Huston left Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers to start Huston and Co. and recently celebrated the shop’s 20th anniversary in Kennebunkport, Maine.



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