It's finally Autumn! I'm fairly busy in the shop, working time is 2 weeks prior to ship.
It's finally Autumn! I'm fairly busy in the shop, working time is 2 weeks prior to ship.
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shop thoughts

Furniture feet

Isaac Hurst

I've been thinking a bit lately about the bottom of my legs. By this I mean the legs of everything I design. At the moment it's just plywood, which extends to the floor.  It needs to get better than that. But which option to choose? 

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Christmas update! Lots of shipping!

Isaac Hurst

I know it's not Christmas yet but I'm all done.  Even if I wanted to sell more I can't because I sold out of everything. Here's a recap.

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What's happening right now?

Isaac Hurst prototypes record crates the shop

I take a few minutes to share what's going on in the shop, current production focus, prototypes and more.

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Why I use plywood instead of hardwoods

Isaac Hurst maple plywood materials

Why have I chosen to use plywood for my furniture?  Why not use more hardwoods in the work I produce?  What about other materials such as plexiglass or metal?
I dig into some of the benefits and drawbacks of the materials that I use.

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Shop rules I've slowly come to

Isaac Hurst

After building stuff for about a year I've realized a few best practices in the interest of making consistently good stuff. Early on there were lots of errors and mistakes and ruined parts. Since it's been about a year since cutting my first parts, I'd like to share a few insights.

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