Seth in For Customers
, Maker Spotlight on August 2, 2010
Often times, I jump from blog to blog to blog and ride a blogroll wave, partially out of curiosity, but most times because I love seeing what kind of custom work comes out of woodshops all over the country. Recently, on my blog hopping journey, I came across First Light Woodworking and reached out to [...]
Seth in For Customers
, Maker Spotlight on July 13, 2010
Right after our last green blog was published, and with impeccable timing, I was able to sit down with a truly green-oriented and moreover community oriented group of folks and learned a little bit about them as people and about their business. Brian Boggs described to me a business which stepped outside [...]
CustomMade artisan Brandon Morrison of whyrHymer writes about a magazine shot opportunity gone awry and the chair that survived it all.
whyrHymer’s “Big Break” by Brandon Morrison As seen on whyrhymer.wordpress.com, 11/17/2009
The importance of not being attached to an outcome is the backbone of contentment. This I know.
In mid October I was contacted [...]
CustomMade’s galleries are full of photographs and detailed descriptions of beautiful works by our artisans. Every item comes with “the story behind the piece,” a brief discussion by the artisan of the inspiration, materials, and methods involved in the work. Recently, this Hand-Carved Rosewood Inlaid Chair by Mark Gallivan of Gallivan’s Art Furniture caught our [...]
CustomMade in Concepts & Buyer Guides
, For Customers on April 13, 2010
We’ve previously looked at eight things you may not have realized could be custom made. Items like billiard tables and carved signs, custom or not, aren’t things you normally see everyday in the typical home. It’s not surprising that you may not have considered having them customized. Sometimes, however, seeing something everyday can blind you. [...]
CustomMade in For Customers
, Maker Spotlight on April 5, 2010
Guest blogger Keith Keyser of Rustic Wood Creations reflects on his development as a rustic furniture maker and how an appreciation for the character of wood and attention to balance and harmony in each piece define his style.
I guess I became a rustic furniture maker through years of making my own gates, fences, and [...]
Every Thursday, interior designer Sally Henninger shares her thoughts on design, furniture and the custom made world.
Like many passions, my love of interior design began at an early age. After receiving a dollhouse from an older cousin, I remember the excitement of being able to pick the furnishings and have something of my own [...]
John Barry and McKenzie Stevens of Halifax County High School competed in the Case Goods, Class Project category of the High School Fresh Wood Student competition at AWFS Fair Las Vegas.
AWFS Fresh Wood Student Competition: John Barry and McKenzie Stevens from CustomMade on Vimeo.