I'm an artist.
I'm a musician.
I'm a woodworker.
By trade I'm a radio guy.
By education I'm an engineer.
Most importantly, I'm a husband, father, and grandfather with a lot to pass along to another generation.
I don't take myself too seriously, because I screw up as often as I succeed.
Bad wood projects make good sailboat parts for 8-year olds.
Bad sailboats make great kindling.
Just had the opportunity to demonstrate instrument building while inciting over 100 10-year olds to greater musical heights.
What started as an invitation to show off a CBG to a class learning about homemade instruments, became a full-blown presentation to the entire 4th grade in multiple assemblies by the time I got there.
Gourd percussion instruments, CBGs, Kalimbas, and more burrowed their way into the imaginations of some really cool kids. We even built a…Continue
In a rare move, I had to make an early Saturday appointment. It's important, and even though it involves a little travel time, I made it for as early as possible.
Why? I want to get back to the shop!
I've been toying with some designs for bridges, neck attachments, headstocks and more. But like most of us, I only have so much time each week to flesh them out.
UPS dropped four boxes of cigar boxes on my doorstep this…Continue