I love color so I'm back to choosing a wood with vibrant orange colors mixed in with stripes. Padauk. Initially, I was a bit hesitant in using this for my coffee table but as I now work with it on a daily basis, I really enjoy coming to my bench and seeing something so bright. It makes me smile. Where my small Acacia cabinet became my Inner Storm, this is going to be my Sunshine...or as I named it today, Georgia O'Keefe.
Speaking of benches....when I got back from winter break, I was asked if I could switch benches with another student. No hesitation on my part and although I miss my former bench buddies, I've now joined the more rambunctious side. And I can't seem to keep my mouth shut. "You can call me" Al and "Mad" Max are the major instigators. Talented youngsters who answer all my questions whether it's about wood, bikes, or....anything really.
|Max and his quilt|
|Max and Al team working|
Then there's the new instructor, Ejler Hjorth Westh. I first met him at the Winter party and when I saw what he was wearing, a fuschia colored shirt and bright blue tie, I knew he was going to be an entertaining instructor. Turned out, he is. And the first day of his lecture, he brought his wife's award winning nut pies.
Last, are the photos of our work at Town Hall.