Number of articles written by women. If you happen to look through woodworking books or magazines you would be hard pressed to see a female face amongst the pages.
Historically woodworking has been a very male dominated trade or hobby and even now women only account for about 25 percent of our student intake.
Fine woodworking woman. 1 2 along with the photo she provided a table of statistics from the issue. Senior woman beginner woodworker. Over my nearly 40 year career as a furniture maker i ve been aware of a hierarchy among woodworkers of different stripes.
Although my formal training was in traditional furniture making through england s city guilds of london system my first job in the trade was for a designer of kitchens who hired me to build cabinets and their related moldings cornices beading to pin into door. Much of what i ve learned has been from reading and watching videos on fine woodworking. Sep 5 2017 explore carl albro s board women woodworkers on pinterest.
A regular comment from aspiring female woodworkers is that they were steered away from school woodworking classes and or. Our book making a seat at the table centers on interviews with important women makers all of whom consider fine woodworking their principal vocation and occupation. You can keep up with victoria kim and the fine rustic as she builds out a new 25 x36 warehouse in her backyard by visiting her website the fine rustic instagram facebook and etsy shop.
By sandra5280 member aug 12 2019. See more ideas about woodworking women wood shop. On february 12 2017 laura mays program director of the college of the redwoods fine woodworking program posted a photograph of the most recent issue of fine woodworking magazine on facebook and instagram.
You can find out more about char and her woodworking by visiting her website and by following her on instagram. In this video brittany proves just how handy she can be by building an end table. I ve been doing woodworking for a year and a half.
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This is a how to page dedicated to a range of woodworking projects and techniques from basic shop built jigs and accessories to cabinetry to antique repro.