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All Decked Out: Lessons of a Novice Carpenter

Nina MacLaughlin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Nina MacLaughlin

It was like standing front row at a parade of things I took for granted. Stairs, for example. Useful for moving between floors, for reaching your front door, for heading underground to catch a train to another part of the city. Codes regulate height and depth

Subtraction by Addition

Rich Siegel | Posted 02.15.2015 | Comedy
Rich Siegel

Unable to afford a new house, unless we moved to a double-wide in Palmdale or Mojave, my wife and I were left with no other option but to blow out our modest California ranch house and add a second story.

Girls At Work (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 02.03.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

For most young girls, the idea of using a drill press, electric sander, or branding iron is not the first thing that comes to mind when they think of their skills.

Building Hope: Men From a Homeless Camp Become Valued Carpenters

Erin Bernhardt | Posted 09.11.2012 | Good News
Erin Bernhardt

The journey of Lamon Luther began three years ago when he discovered a group of homeless people living in the woods of his metro Atlanta neighborhood.

Beer Bed Sells For Big Bucks

Posted 02.13.2012 | Arts

While consuming alcohol and engaging in experimental carpentry may not seem like an ideal combination, sometimes it yields beautiful (and lucrative) r...