Epilogue: about the studio
I know it has been a while, but I wanted to share a few things that you have been a big part of:
To see a narrated slideshow of the... Read more
I left Cleveland on Tuesday and was sad to say goodbye, but am happy to have such good new friends and a beautiful new studio to return to in the... Read more
We did it!
This weekend's workshop went really well--everyone seemed to be happy with what they got out of it. I keep forgetting that it wasn't my job to impart the ENTIRETY of... Read more
We have five days left until I teach my hanji workshop, and there is a lot to do, but also a lot already done. The days will be full, making... Read more
Things are busy, humming, rich, fun, and nervewracking here in Cleveland. My interns are fantastic, and we've finished sealing the entire vat. It's gorgeous. We'll get the framework on soon,... Read more
Slowly and surely
I got a new intern today, Cameron, who is super. He did insane amounts of sanding by hand since our orbital sander doesn't really work. The office manager's husband came... Read more
The hidden things are the best secrets
Minus the blue tape (protecting the maple trim, which will be finished in marine epoxy instead of varnish), the bottom view is beautiful. Today we put down the first coat... Read more
"It's a really nice box"
We are moving along! The vat is coming together slowly--after three intense days in a row with Tom, I took a couple days off. Today I got back to work... Read more
What a week!
Tom (the ED) and I have finally gotten some good time in the wood shop to get this vat up and running. At least, the basic structure has progressed enough... Read more
Getting around without a car has been a big challenge, but I've made it to and from work regardless and may be able to rent a pickup truck in a... Read more
I landed in Cleveland yesterday evening, got a quick tour of the Morgan w/my hosts, and then got back to my new digs for the next six weeks. It's going... Read more
We did it!
It's a little past 10:30pm in London right now and I still haven't eaten my dinner. But I am humbled: I found out today in a store in Soho that... Read more
Great news from Korea!
I got official word from my hanji teacher in Korea: his father, Jang Yong-hoon, has been selected as the National Intangible Cultural Asset holder in papermaking (that's asset No. 117)!... Read more