What do you want out of this?

Hi David

Good question “what do we like to hear” it struck me that as much as I look forward to and enjoy your emails, read blogs and websites I never feed back but just take what’s on offer and absorb where I can… so here goes……

1) As much as I enjoy reading about technical aspects of furniture making, how to make the perfect dovetail et al or which tools people use and recommend, for me what’s more interesting is the philosophical and emotional side of what we do, the motivation.

2) The qualities of good design, form and function.

3) Why have we chosen furniture making as careers or hobbies. The joy of making something and what we get out of it, I guess the motivation again.

4) history of makers and experiences. Your recent email in pursuit of perfection is a great example.

Looking forward to your next mail….



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