It’s show #483 for September 9th, 2020, and today we are talking about how we design our projects
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- 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
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Social Media Homework
Show us a design you built that went wrong. Use the hashtag: #woodtalk483.