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Video: “Craft as a Committed Practice”

Many of you have offered personal anecdotes and insightful replies to the previous videos in which we discuss the ways people can learn woodworking these days. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We’ve enjoyed discussing your comments. In this final video, Mike and I talk about the necessity of committing to a daily practice and the struggles to do this in our own lives. No one starts out with the ideal setup. Instead, we get started with make-do situations and discover what we actually need only once we’ve begun to develop the foundational skills. This past year, Mike and I have been discussing the importance of a structured, committed practice coupled with the guidance of a mentor. We’ve been developing...

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