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Archive for month: September, 2012

September 2012 Newsletter

Honduras SS
24 Sep 2012 / 0 Comments / in News

In this issue of the Boggs Collective Newsletter, learn about Brian’s trip to Honduras, our upcoming shipment of Honduran mahogany, meet Robert Herbert, check out new designs by Andy Rae, and more.

Unleashing Impact: The Why of Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing with Brian Boggs

Brian Video SS
22 Sep 2012 / 0 Comments / in News

Monday September 10th in Asheville, NC a panelist of local entrepreneur’s spoke to an audience about the “why” of what they do. It was a truly inspiring experience that invited people into the heart of Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing and unleashes a new wave of potential in our community.  Check it out.

Metamorphosis

18 Sep 2012 / 1 Comment / in Chairmaker's Journal

One of the most exciting things about chairmaking is the seeing the transformation of a rough board into a bent chair leg. This morning I was preparing a pair of rocker legs for a student who is coming here in October for a class. Because the rocker is such a complex chair I do all […]

Chairmaking Classes

07 Sep 2012 / 0 Comments / in Chairmaker's Journal

I’ve just added pages describing all of the chairmaking classes that I offer. Click on the links below each photo to get to that chair’s page. Or use the navigation bar to the left by hovering over Chairmaker’s Journal, then hover over Chairmaking Classes and make your selection.   Introductory classes The introductory classes are […]

Angles, Part 2

06 Sep 2012 / 0 Comments / in Chairmaker's Journal

In the last post I showed how to measure for drilling angles using an existing chair. The drilling method, rise and run, relies on using the trapezoid formed by the rungs and legs and rotating it until the rung mortise to be drilled is 90° to the table top. However, if you do not have […]