NOTE: The recording of this episode was lost in the cloud. But here are some of the things we talked about and wish we could share with you.
On this episode of the podcast, Dillon and John talk design essentials. They discuss inspiration and the team process of design at Woodsmith. Three key points are adaptation, translation, and visual cues — especially when it comes to working within an established style.
A recent dining table project by John Doyle: Dillon's Georgian-inspired waterfall bookcase
Even graphic novels can inspire project ideas
As a practical design challenge, we discussed essential furniture that a woodworking parent or grandparent would want to build for kids who are off to college, setting up in a first apartment, or a shared house.
Here's our short list: Small table for eating or officing End table Storage chest/trunk Bookcase Desk Small dresser
What would you add?
Dillon built a tool chest that was part of a cancelled Weekend Shop Class. After construction, he sprayed it with an Earlex HV5500 system. The paint color is Blue Moon from General Finishes Milk Paint line.
Phil is nearing the finish line on his shoulder plane.