Ever since I was a little girl I dreamed about building things. My dad worked for a stained glass company when I was around the age of 12 and every day after school I would walk over to his workshop. He would set me up with my own project of a window he helped me design. I would pick out the colors and the glass and set to work cutting, grinding, assembling, and soldering.
My dad was a man who worked with his hands and I suppose I picked that up form him. I love to work in the garden with soil, sculpt with clay, fix things with tools, and work with my body.
The thought of building houses and furniture always intrigued me but I never really got into it or started that kind of work until recently. I started my bachelors in Sustainable Living at
Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, IA and through a few of the courses they offer such as Tools and Materials, Natural Building, Tiny Houses, and Sustainable Woodworking my passion for working with wood was really ignited. I now have an outlet for all this pent up creativity wanting to be released.
This blog is going to take you through my adventures in woodworking starting at the beginning of my internships.