Sunday, July 26, 2015
The wonderful Raskin family (with a few friends) at Nancy's high-altitude birthday party. Randy made a spectacular chocolate cake with ganche and mocha butter cream frosting -- and then carefully packed it a long way up Woody's Ridge. There was even hot coffee to go with it.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Sunday, July 12, 2015
So this wood class at Penland spent last week making canoes from plywood (ribs), split bamboo (shell), and plastic bags and spray adhesive (skin). They are meant to be somewhat ephemeral, but when they launched them in the North Toe on Friday, they behaved just like canoes.
Yeah, plastic bags.
Here's one during the skinning process. A student commented that this canoe has the Ingles advantage.