Vinnie was working for fine woodworking at the time as one of the editors and he really liked what i did i think it was the little shaker side table. Garrett hack did a video series on chisel use and skills earlier this year 08 on fww and he tells the name of the chisels he favors in that series.
I am giving a class about building strong light and stable curved doors using a traditional technique with a solid staved core overl.
Garrett hack fine woodworking. Garrett hack a furniture maker for more than 42 years he has created his own aesthetic with designs that continually push his skills to the next level. Fundamental to garrett. He s also an in demand woodworking instructor teaching classes in germany england austria italy spain canada australia israel and japan as well as throughout the us.
He creates a coopered core of solid wood sandwiched between layers of veneer. It was probably one of my first pieces that really sort of made it into a. Garrett hack s earliest memories were of sawing and hammering so naturally after pursuing civil engineering and architecture at princeton over forty years ago he became a furniture maker.
Interior painted by carolyn enz hack curly birch tambour a drawer poking through a door and three swing out drawers that unlock the door below. This little table is the result of another wonderful week at rosewood studio. It is walnut and maple with spalted manitoba maple burl inlay panels.
Garrett hack is an inspirational teacher. Fine woodworking main menu subscribe garrett hack his earliest memories were of sawing and hammering so it s natural that garrett hack became a furniture maker. Fine woodworking s annual live gathering of woodworkers with classes demonstrations tools and lots more for sale and plenty of opportunities to meet and talk.
New hampshire home and fine woodworking where he is a contributing editor and regular writer about design and craftsmanship. Outside in staved construction with fine ebony beads at the joints and drawers opening everywhere. This table was made from a design by garrett hack at his class with rosewood studio.
I learned early on that i need my own tools with me when i teach ones that i know well and that are dependable perfectly tuned and sharp. We all had excellent final results each very different from the other. Can t remember which one but it s enjoyable to watch.
The coopered core gives the door strength and rigidity while two layers of veneer on each face with their grain at right angles to each other perform like thin plywood to limit the core. By garrett hack 265 tools shops 2018 issue i am fortunate to teach woodworking classes around the united states in canada and in faraway places such as japan and germany. Make a curved door that s light strong stable and stylish with this traditional technique used by garrett hack.
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