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Lake Michigan in a Dugout Canoe
BY MARY CATTERLIN
@ VOL 1
ON MAY 14, 2015
"That not how most people build boats these days but I figured I was new to woodworking, logs float no matter what, and I was committed."
In Lake Michigan in a Dugout Canoe from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 1, Mary Catterlin and and Amy Lukas share their story of how, in the summer of 2012, they circumnavigated Lake Michigan in their handmade dugout sailing canoe. After 93 days and 1200 miles, they returned home to the beach of Beverly Shores, Indiana. This adventure has led to the creation of a self-produced documentary and a published illustrated journal.
Wolves and Moose in a Superior Wilderness
For many years Tom Hurst has led expeditions to the remote and wilderness lands of the Isle Royal, a collection of 50 small islands in the middle of Lake Superior. On these trips Tom leads Wolf and Moose bone collecting expositions and helped uncover some amazing animal science data.
Tom Hurst has led citizen science expeditions and taught youth and graduate classes at Isle Royale National Park for many years. He is a passionate educator on craft, agricultural and nature education, backpacker, paddler, navigator and explorer of wild places. His presentation will be on the effects of climate change, island ecosystems and learning about moose and wolves.
Tom is a teacher, naturalist, farmer, maker of things. Explorer of the natural world and student of traditional skills. A career educator working primarily in Agriculture & Natural Resources education and Industrial Arts woodworking, Research team leader on Isle Royale with the wolf moose project, home school education advocate , woodworker, manager of teenagers by day.
Family Boatbuilding, Getting Kids on the Water with Their Own Hands
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.
Assembling the Past
BY TOM FREIER
@ VOL 11
ON DEC 07, 2017
Tom Freier's work could be described as 'Antique Assembled Sculptures'. Tom is known for his ability to upcycle discarded treasures. This ability to turn trash into (sometimes functional) treasures has gained him popularity in the art world. Tom has always had a passion for the “old school” way of doing things. He has spent most of this adult life in film photography, woodworking, and any medium that requires use of antique tools and machinery.
SITEWIDE Search Results: “woodworking”
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Hago Mi Guitarra
BY JOSÉ MARÍA GIL
@ VOL 2
ON SEP 20, 2013
José María Gil (Luthier since 1979). His knowledge has been passed down by his family, and wants to share the secrets of the Spanish classical guitar making through a book written by himself and image courses onlinevia his blog: http://hagomiguitarra.blogspot.com.es/
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.
From Welding to Wood to Bronze
BY RODNEY HILL
@ VOL 1
ON NOV 25, 2014
Rodney Hill, Architect and professor, discusses the results of many years of sculpting. From unintended opportunities that opened while covering design gaps in the architecture offices he worked for, he discovered a path that led from welding to wood to bronze as an avocation. He shared his large scale, very intricate wood carvings, some with erotic affordances requested by clients.
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.
Adventures in Extreme Sewing
BY FREDRIK FÄRG
@ VOL 129
ON OCT 28, 2015
"When we told [our production methods] to some producers, they didn't believe us. This is the sewing machine we bought ourselves to figure out how to do it."
In Adventures in Extreme Sewing from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 129, Swedish furniture designer Fredrik Färg of the design studio FÄRG & BLANCHE wows us with his daring feats of EXTREME SEWING as he pushes the envelope of industrial production methods using experimental materials to produce uniquely expressive pieces of furniture.
家具デザイン、工業デザイン、アートなど、多岐にわたるクリエイティブフィールドにおいて実験的なアプローチで次々と作品を発表し、世界中のデザイン関係者から注目されているスウェーデンのデザインスタジオFÄRG & BLANCHE。メンバーのFredrik Färgさんが、近作のユニークな縫製家具が生まれた背景を明らかにされています！彼らの制作プロセスは必見です！
This was "Presentation of the Day" on Friday, November 20th, 2015.
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Call for Creatives
Our next Pecha Kucha Night is a big one--#20! To celebrate, we will be displaying creative works with the theme of (what else?) 20! Do you know someone creative? We're looking for creative works in any media! Please check out the details below. One piece with the theme of "20" Any type of art or craft that is family-friendly Contact PKN Bemidji's Creative Showcase Coordinator (email@example.com) or message Pecha Kucha Bemidji on Facebook if you're interested in participating. Email us a photo/description of your piece by November 15th Anyone can submit a creative work. You do not have to consider yourself an artist or have any sort of credentials. This is just a fun way to show off the creativity in our community. PKN #20 is on December 5th at 6:30pm at the Sanford Center. Doors open and the Creative Showcase begins at 6pm. For more information email or contact us via Facebook or Twitter! Examples of media:pottery, drawing, quilting, fiber arts, mosaic, performance, needlepoint, painting, graphic design, sculpture, woodworking, photography, mixed media, etc., etc. We're looking forward to the 20th 20x20! Hope to see you there.
Lake Michigan in a Dugout Canoe
"That not how most people build boats these days but I figured I was new to woodworking, logs float no matter what, and I was committed." In Lake Michigan in a Dugout Canoe from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 1, Mary Catterlin and and Amy Lukas share their story of how, in the summer of 2012, they circumnavigated Lake Michigan in their handmade dugout sailing canoe. After 93 days and 1200 miles, they returned home to the beach of Beverly Shores, Indiana. This adventure has led to the creation of a self produced documentary and a published illustrated journal.