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Joel Dubbeld

heirloom timber creations, Studio Dubbeld in Townsville

For Joel Dubbeld, working with wood is one the most delightful things to do - ever. To share his experiences with others is a great privilege.

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Recycled Skateboards, Repurposed Dreams

BY SHEENA CROOKES
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 05, 2013

Sheena Crookes has been working in the skateboarding industry for nearly a decade, and is constantly inspired by the stories that come with the broken skateboards she gathers to produce her works of jewelry. Sheena started SkateBetty to spread her skateboard accessories and the stories that go with them around the world.

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Tidal Roots

BY KYLE SCHAEFER
@ VOL 20 ON NOV 05, 2014

"A lot of our creativity really does stem from the outdoors."

In "Tidal Roots" from PechaKucha Night Portsmouth Vol. 20, Kyle Schaefer and Kent Scovill have combined their skill sets and life experiences to design and build wooden stand-up paddleboards, that the boys claim each have a soul and unique personality. They talk about the step and passion it takes to making these boards.

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Tools of the Trade

BY MATT KINNEY
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 17, 2015

Artist Matt Kinney explains how his artistic practice of gorgeously rendered tools in exotic hardwoods was informed by his day job of carpentry.

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You Are Beautiful

BY MATTHEW HOFFMAN
@ VOL 34 ON JUN 02, 2015

Matthew Hoffman is the master of multiples - millions of his You Are Beautiful artworks can be found around the world - here's a bit about that, and some of his recent public art projects.

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Aller guten Dinge sind drei

BY SIMON MOOSBRUGGER
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 12, 2016

Simon MOosbrugger, Johannes NIgsch und Pius KAufmann sind MO-NI-KA. Das Ziel der drei jungen Vorarlberger ist es, Handwerk, Architektur und Design zu vereinen. Sie bündeln ihr Wissen, ergänzen sich gegenseitig und produzieren qualitativ hochwertige Möbel sowie Möbel-  und Innenausbau. Ihr Herz schlägt für Massivholz aus der Region. Die drei Bregenzerwälder sind momentan hauptsächlich in Wien tätig. www.mo-ni-ka.com

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A Well-Played Summer

BY GINNY FIGLAR
@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Ginny Figlar shares what happened when a perfect storm of slow workload, bored kids and sudden gumption hit her backyard this summer.

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Art and Soul

BY JAU GOH
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

Jau Goh shares the creative process of her work, her favourite medium timber, triangle as a constant motif and the importance of reiteration.  

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Apprentice to Journeyman, Plank to Table

BY LORIEN WOOD
@ VOL 39 ON JUL 27, 2017

Lorien Wood shares the building of a journeyman’s piece, the “final exam” of a three-year German cabinetry apprenticeship, from raw wood to the finished piece of furniture.

 

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Family Boatbuilding, Getting Kids on the Water with Their Own Hands

BY TOM HURST
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 16, 2017

Tom Hurst has been a woodworking and natural resources teacher for a good long while. He has built and guided the creation of many items of furniture, art pieces, toys, buildings and of course boats. He has built sailboats, canoes and sea kayaks with audiences from children to seniors both locally and around the US. Over 100 canoes and kayaks grace our local waters that were built in his shops. Family boatbuilding is still his favorite. It is a project to draw together people and get them on the water. A natural teacher with a love of sharing the outdoors and practical skills, He has a passion for hands-on experiential education.