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Issue 10 T.O.C. – Will Wheeler – “An Unexpected Gift”

What does a modern apprenticeship look like? How has that ancient model of immersive learning changed as our society pushes forward into the 21st century? And what are the lessons that a master can teach in today’s specialized world?  Author and spoon carver Will Wheeler explores these questions through his own experience in the Maine Craft Apprentice Program, in which he gained experience in a period of seven months under the watchful tutelage of Kenneth Kortemeier of the Maine Coast Craft School. Together, they worked through the process of creating a pair of ladderback chairs, starting from green logs.

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Issue Ten Table of Contents Released Monday

I’m in the thick of designing Issue Ten right now. I’m a few articles in and already find myself wonderfully lost in fine-tuning and finessing. There’s always a pile of bookmarked inspiration material laid out on the table, and edits and re-edits of photos stack up in my folders as I play with different presentations. It is a delightfully creative process that I’m consumed by every time.  But that’s not what this post is about. I thought I’d give you a heads up that starting Monday, we will begin sharing the Issue Ten Table of Contents here on the blog. We’ll announce one article per weekday, sharing a few photos and a description of what you’ll be seeing in print....

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