Drunk on Design

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It’s show #483 for September 9th, 2020, and today we are talking about how we design our projects

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Kickback

  • Phillip shares a bit about his workbench
  • Shawn says Shannon is right but also wrong about lathe chucks

Our Design Process

Each of us shares how we go about starting to a design from Google image searches to letting the wood speak to us to blatantly stealing ideas from others. Moreover breaking through a design block can be as simple as walking away for a bit, getting some exercise, or focusing on other aspects like wood grain or joinery.

Each of us shares a few design resources as well:

  • Marc: George Walker and Jim Tolpin’s book “By Hand and Eye”
  • Shannon: Fine Woodworking Design Books, Museum Collection Books
  • Matt: Pinterest boards to conglomerate design elements as well as full project ideas

Ask Us a Question

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Finally you can find us individually on Instagram at mattcremona, woodwhisperer, and renaissancewoodworker

Social Media Homework

Show us a design you built that went wrong. Use the hashtag: #woodtalk483.

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