Join members of OWS at a lamp-making Workshop !

Join members of OWS at a lamp-making Workshop !

Offerman Woodshop’s very own Michele Diener and Jane Parrot will be teaching hand tools and electrical wiring in this lamp making workshop run by our illustrious friends at Off The Saw. Students will receive a rough cut lamp base, and they will use hand tools and machines to cut channels for the wiring. They will […]

Labor Day Special This Weekend!

Labor Day Special This Weekend!

In honor of Labor Day, we will be giving away a free signed copy of Nick’s book–Paddle Your Own Canoe (now in paperback) –with any store order over $100.  Now somebody please grab a broom.  

Praise the Pinch Dog

Praise the Pinch Dog

If you missed the first post about this project, you can find it here When we left off, Lee and Krys were cutting dados in the edges of these giant triangles to receive splines for the circular glue up. Plenty of glue and hefty splines helped to keep all of our radial seams strong, but […]

We have NEW options for Custom Initials!

We have NEW options for Custom Initials!

Greetings and salutations Woodshop fans! At long last, we Offerman Woodshop is proud to reveal that we now have NUMBERS available for our Custom Branded Products. Everything you see below, we can deliver…. Just enter in your information in the field like you normally would. If you don’t have a symbol on your keyboard for […]

Chop on This

Chop on This

A few weeks back Krys and Matty headed to OWS’s favorite wood supplier, Bohnhoff Lumber, to pick up a few sticks of 8/4 walnut. The Mission:  To create a 42″ by 102″ end grain butcherblock kitchen island.  To put this into meat eating perspective, that’s enough space to put 3 whole hogs side by side […]

A few little sticks

A few little sticks

About a year ago,  back when the winters were cold, a friend of ours gutted an old guitar factory wherein to build himself a humble home.  Being very environmentally minded, he saved us a few little sticks from the old building and asked us to make him a small table on which to eat his […]

Azumaya

Azumaya

We have been busy this Fall building ‘Azumaya’–a Greene & Greene inspired pergola for the Japan House gardens at the University of Illinois  (Nick’s alma mater). Azumaya was designed in honor of, and in collaboration with Nick’s sensei, Shozo Sato. It was built here at Offerman Woodshop in Los Angeles, and shipped to Champaign Illinois […]