Woodworking Show St. Louis 2017 Purchases and Impressions

Recap of my visit to the Woodworning Show in St. Louis February 10, 2017
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Inside the Artist’s Studio: Woodworking

Go inside the artist’s studio and learn from woodworking artist Matt Keim, teaching fellow at Craft Alliance in St. Louis, MO. Follow his process as he creates a new piece during the program and answers questions about how the design was created, his process for creation, what tools are used and why, what inspires him, etc. We explore the big questions: Where do ideas for art come from? How is inspiration transformed into a piece of art? What techniques are available for the metals artist?

Words from the artist: “I have been around woodworking for all my life, as my father taught woodworking for more than thirty years. I have always worked with wood in various forms to create both functional and non-functional pieces. I sought out woodturning as a way to express myself and relieve stress. I find it magical to stand in front of a wood lathe and watch long thin ribbons of wood fly over my shoulder, exposing a form within. I try to expose the beauty of the piece I am working by defining the shape to show the grain pattern in all its glory. I turn a variety of woods, both domestic and exotic, often searching for salvaged wood. I love simple forms that do not take away from the natural beauty of the wood itself. I believe that woodturning gives a piece of wood a second life that can be enjoyed for generations.”
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KETC | Living St. Louis | Druid’s Woodworking

From KETC, Living St. Louis Producer Jennifer Roller takes a tour of Druid’s Woodworking—a unique furniture company founded by Kimberly Maclean in 1998. Maclean began woodworking as a hobby, after stints as an actress and stockbroker. She now uses her creativity and business sense as a furniture maker—creating fine cabinetry and custom furniture. The inspiration for her pieces comes from her travels around the world. This kind of quality and craftsmanship is hard to find today, when most furniture is mass-produced in factories.
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