Offerman Woodshop Pleasure Faire was a hit!

Offerman Woodshop Pleasure Faire was a hit!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the–dare I say, first annual?–Offerman Woodshop Pleasure Faire last weekend! For those of you who live in farther corners/greener pastures and weren’t able to attend, here is some of the evening’s flavors in digital form.  Still hungry? Well there’s always next year. Angel City Lumber generously hosted this […]

OWS at PS Arts benefit

OWS at PS Arts benefit

Post by Matty. On May 20th OWS had the opportunity to give back to the community by participating in PS Arts 25th anniversary benefit. Typically a Friday evening for us at the shop entails burning scrap wood in our old Weber grill and sipping a well deserved adult beverage. Not that night. Lee and Matty, […]

OWS Reading List

OWS Reading List

By Lee: We get a lot of emails from people wanting to get into woodworking and wondering where to start. While I always first point them in the direction of Off the Saw, where we teach woodworking workshops or College of the Redwoods, where some of us have sought refuge and instruction–the truth is that […]

Taking a Seat in Boston

Taking a Seat in Boston

by Nick: In December I had the immense pleasure of attending a 6-day Windsor chair workshop at Boston’s charismatic and venerated North Bennett Street School. Just touring the joint is like a trip to Disneyland, that is, if that particular playground of consumerism could teach one to build a violin or a high boy. My […]

Free Woodworking Class for Vets

Free Woodworking Class for Vets

November 11th is Veteran’s Day. On Saturday, November 14th, Off the Saw in Los Angeles will be honoring our veterans by offering a free Introduction to Woodworking class to any vets of any war who wish to participate. Please contact laura@offthesaw.com to sign up. Off the Saw’s commitment to vets is just a small token […]

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 […]