I've been inspired by Daniel Wester's carving since I first saw it. I'm elated that he took the time to answer some questions that I had for him. Tell us a little about yourself: My name is Daniel Wester, and I live in Stockholm, Sweden, together with my girlfriend Hanna and our whippet Christian. I work as a creative director and photographer. And travel a lot all over. Spending way to much time in different places of our world. I do love my job, but a few years ago, a feeling started …
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I'm very happy to share the following interview with Joel Larabell. Tell us a little about yourself: I was born and raised in northern Michigan and moved down to Tennessee after high school. I formed a band in college and used my degree to wait tables and tour in a van for about seven years. It was great but got tired of that. I met my awesome wife. We started a tea shop slash herbal apothecary called High Garden in Nashville, TN, and have been doing it for the last 8 years, and I …
I met Joseph Mayhew at the Driftless Spoon Gathering this past September. I really enjoyed our conversations while carving and at the campfire. I'm honored that he took the time to answer some questions I had for him about his spoon carving. Tell us a little about yourself: I live in St. Paul, Minnesota, married with three adult children and three cats. (Max, a large Maine Coon, is my faithful carving apprentice. He is always by my side when I am in my basement workshop. He sits in one …