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If its wood, we're good It's Wood is a show about all things woodworking from the tools we use, to the companies who make them and the artisans who use them. Remember, if its wood, we're good

If its wood, we're good It's Wood is a show about all things woodworking from the tools we use, to the companies who make them and the artisans who use them. Remember, if its wood, we're good
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If its wood, we're good It's Wood is a show about all things woodworking from the tools we use, to the companies who make them and the artisans who use them. Remember, if its wood, we're good






Michael Angus Graybush - Soul Carver

Michael Angus Graybush is a self-proclaimed soul carver. Often using nothing but a carving knife he creates humorous faces and other character figures. A carpenter by trade until a medical emergency placed him in a position that required a new view on life as well as a bit of a career change.


Roper Woodturning

Today we will spend some time with Roper from Roper Woodturning. A master wood turner and teacher, Roper passes on his experience and skill to new students. Now Expanding into YouTube he has started making video tutorials of excellent quality of craft and design to share with everyone


Jeff Taylor - Woodworker and author

Jeff Taylor is a multi-book author, he has written for some of the top woodworking magazines. I am talking with him about woodworking, tools and a mind set for life we both share. We are talking online but someday I would love to visit his shop and talk for hours.


Mark Downing - Atelier

Today I am going to introduce you to Mark Downing of Atelier. With over 40 years of experience he has been a creator in so many disciplines, woodworking, metal working, design, general contracting to name just a few. We will discuss what it’s like to be a maker and how it affected his journey through life.


Gloria Wilson - Meraki Woods

Today I want to introduce you to Gloria Wilson of Meraki woods. Gloria is a long-time woodworker and sawdust therapy specialist according to her business cards. We will talk about her love of using recycled materials and what it is like to sell her items at gift shows We will also talk about how meeting people at these shows brings her such joy.


Brody Cousineau - Cousineau Wood Products

This time on it’s wood I am speaking with Brody Cousineau of Cousineau wood products over the internet. His company creates beautiful color laminated wood that I have been using for many years. The striking array of color combinations available make some great looking projects.


John Dupra - Revel Woods

I must admit I have never found wood flooring very fascinating, little did I know the amount of design, thought and passion that can go into it. Today I am here with John Dupra of Revel woods and he is going to take us into the realm of wood floors. I hope you find this as interesting as I do now


John and Anni Furniss - Makers

On this episode I am revisiting John Furniss also known as the blind woodsman. This time we are joined by john’s wife Anni. She is an artist who just made the jump to making art full time. We will talk about what’s new with John and Anni as well as life as a maker couple and a lot about life. If you have not listened to john’s first interview, please check it out.


Tracy Partridge-Johnson - Portland Pyrography

I have the great pleasure of sitting down today with Tracy Partridge-Johnson from Portland Pyrography. Pyrography is the technical term for wood burning, although it is so much more. Tracy takes this art to the level of a masterful artist.


Irwin Wright - High West Wood Products

For the longest time I have wanted to sit down with a logger and learn about where our wood comes from. I want to introduce you to Irwin Wright of High west Wood Products. Irwin has over 35 years of experience in both logging and wood processing.


Brodey Carpenter - Dredge Design

On this episode I sit down with Brodey Carpenter owner and creative designer of Dredge Design. I met Brodey on a trip to the southern coast of Oregon. Although I had to brave a winding gravel road up into the woods to get to his shop, once there it was easy to see how inspirational this location was.


Robert Frisbee - woodworker

On this episode I speak with Robert Frisbee from beautiful Sisters Oregon about inspiration, mistakes and how to learn from them and how he is finding joy in his wood shop after retirement from the business world.


Will Nash - Nash Wood

On a journey to eastern Oregon I met Will Nash of Nash Wood in beautiful Bend Oregon. Will creates custom woodworking including carvings, instruments, cabinetry plus so much more. His array of skills is immense. His story fascinated me, I hope you enjoy this episode.


Joshua Talbert - Madrone Studio

On this episode I have the unique privilege of interviewing a third-generation woodworker. Not how you might think but a third-generation student. In my first season I interviewed Gary Rogowski of the northwest woodworking studio, then I interviewed a student of Gary’s, Alexander Anderson who now runs Madrone Studio. Today I am interviewing Joshua Talbert a student at Madrone studio we will talk design, inspiration and what it is like working under a master woodworker.


Kris Kirkman - Kirkman Originals

I am going to introduce you to Kris Kirkman of Kirkman originals. Although by some standards he is a new woodworker with only a few years under his belt but he is creating furniture comparable with woodworkers with decades of experience. I hope you enjoy his story.


Ebanista School Students Natzem Lima & Zac Bell

On the Last episode we spoke with Jonathan Cohen who started the Ebanista School of fine woodworking now we are going to speak with two of his students. Natzem Lima and Zac Bell have entered classes here at the school only a few weeks ago and I spoke with them about their experiences here and what brought them to the Ebanista school of fine woodworking.


Jonathan Cohen - Ebanista School of Fine Woodworking

On this episode we are going to speak with Jonathan Cohen who over 40 years has designed and built some amazing furniture which brought him to opening a fine woodworking school in seattle Washington where he imparts his experience to students who share his passion for this craft.


Banzai Baby - Wood shop Live Streamer

Today’s show is going to be a bit different. I am here in the shop of an internet personality and supreme maker who goes by the name Banzai Baby. She is a unique person who I discovered while browsing twitch for woodworkers who stream live from their shop while they work. For those of you who don’t know about twitch, it is a live streaming site you can access through your browser or an app for your phone. My interview with Banzai is being streamed live to her audience while we talk. We will...


Uli Kirchler - Master of Castles

Today I am going to introduce you to Uli Kirchler, a woodworker born and raised in Italy. We met in his shop and he showed me many of his works of art. Every piece he showed me blew me away. His attention to detail, his creative design all of it hallmarks of a master. He would likely disagree, but I am here to tell you he is, and I am not just saying this because he cooked me lunch. I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did doing the interview.


Rosa Gomez - The Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute

The PNCI is where trades people learn apprentice and journeyman training for carpenters, millwrights, interior/exterior specialists and more. The program is free to students creating a unique opportunity for training and work.