Category Archives: Master Woodworkers

Wood: LA Box Collective — Craft & Folk Art Museum Shop

In January of 2013, the Craft & Folk Art Museum received an exciting gift: a warm and elegant new Admissions desk, courtesy of LA Box Collective. I spoke with Robert Apodaca, BoxCo founding member and owner of the Fifth Floor … Continue reading

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James Krenov, Wood and Word Worker, Is Dead at 88 – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com

“James Krenov, a renowned cabinetmaker and something of a philosopher who wrote lyrically about his craft and his reverence for the subtleties of wood, died Sept. 9 in Fort Bragg, Calif. He was 88. “Behind the shaping and the teaching, … Continue reading

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Sam Maloof dies at 93; designer and builder of simple, beautiful furniture – Los Angeles Times

Sam Maloof, a designer and woodworker whose furniture was initially prized for its simplicity and practicality by Southern Californian homeowners in the 1950s and later valued for its beauty and timelessness by collectors, museum curators and U.S. presidents, has died. … Continue reading

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