Guest Makers & Staff

Learning What It Takes

Last weekend the MAKESHOP was visited by Chris Bandy, a wooden toy maker.  Visitors were able to learn what it means to be a woodshop apprentice.  While I was in the MAKESHOP,  Chris and the visitors were busy working on wooden “tic, tac, toe” boards.  There were various steps in the process that visitors could help with.  There was sanding and finishing that needed to be done, wooden inlay that needed to
Read More

This Week! Meet the Makers: Wooden Toy Making

See “trees transformed to toys” in the MakeShop as we welcome special guest maker Chris Bandy of Bandy Woodworks. Chris mills fallen trees from his father’s vineyard to make all natural, classic handmade toys.  This Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25-26, from 10:00-4:30, see live demonstrations of woodworking and try sanding, planing, sawing and finished wood with natural beeswax! The MakeShop Show is cal
Read More