Hank Gilpin has been designing and building fine art furniture for almost 30 years. A native of Connecticut, Gilpin graduated from Boston University with a degree in photojournalism. He served in Vietnam as an army photographer, and returned to the States with the intention to study photography at the Rhode Island School of Design. A random choice of electives led Gilpin to woodworking, and his first teacher (and future mentor) was Tage Frid.
Logging and Sawmill Operations in California – 1940s Forest Documentary – A glimpse into the Redwood timber process.
Woodshop 365 – after several large projects it is amazing how disorganized the shop gets. Time for a clear up.
Timber in the Northeast: Logging practices of the era; from timber cutting to the river ride for the logs. “Forests are the only renewable land resource’. Shows whole families cutting timber, women and children included. Logging
I have several trebuchets none on a scale such as the one in this video.
This audio slideshow presents a banquet of benches built by Matthias Pliessnig and describes many of the steps in the process of building them.