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ShopNotes Podcast 035 — Interview with Matt Kenney

By: Phil Huber
Take a deep dive into the brain of this furniture maker, author, and teacher.

Art of Kumiko by Matt Kenney

There are many branches of woodworking. Which means there are many ways to get absorbed in learning new skills and exploring great design. Matt Kenney takes a look at one path, Kumiko patterns in his new book, The Art of Kumiko. On this episode, Phil and Logan talk with Matt about the book, his work, and how you can improve your own work as a woodworker no matter where it leads.

You can get Matt's book from his website or from the Woodsmith store

Follow Matt's work on Instagram.

He also posts on his drawings on the Book of Robots on Instagram.

This episode is sponsored by Garret Wade.

For 45 years, Garrett Wade has been driven by the belief that the tools you use in your shop or garden should be as enjoyable as the finished work itself. Their team travels the world to ensure each tool selected has exceptional quality and solid value for their customers. Whether it’s from a regional maker of Japanese pull saws, or leather crafters right here in the US,their tools are timeless and will last for years. For their 45th Anniversary, they are celebrating the makers who have been part of the journey. Garrett Wade is giving away a $500 gift card to one lucky winner that can be used for any of the high-quality tools they carry for the shop, home, garage, and garden. Two additional winners will receive up to $250 in additional Garrett Wade prizes. You can enter to win the grand prize at garrettwade.com/sweepstakes. No purchase required. Good Luck!

Published: Sept. 11, 2020
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