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Why the Woodworking in America Conference is so Freakin’ Awesome

Posted on September 17th, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, marketing & promotion. 2 comments

I’m in the thick of things when it comes to preparing for my 5th Woodworking in America Conference. As an exhibitor (Gorilla Glue’s “official” woodworker), I’m working on preparing something interesting to share with fellow woodworkers while working in the Marketplace. This year we’re going old-school and featuring Gorilla’s original polyurethane formula. It involves really strong joinery for outdoor teak furniture. Here’s a sneak peek below:

Which leads me to the point of this post, Why WIA? Everyone has their reasons, and mine are only a sample of what’s sure to be hundreds of reasons you should attend.

For me it’s simple … Read More »

Bench Prototype Video for 8/28 Woodchat

Posted on August 28th, by Andy Brownell in Design, Gorilla Glue, Projects. No Comments


Fun-Sized Furniture with a 1:6 Scale Prototype Bench

Posted on August 26th, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, marketing & promotion, Projects. No Comments

Building furniture is always very satisfying, but building a scale model of a piece of furniture is really fun. I’m a fan of playing to your strengths. So that’s why I only spend a small amount of time fussing with a drawing. My skills are somewhat lacking in that area. I do much better working in three dimensions. Scale models allow me to get to a place where I know the design and proportions work well together. This one took me about 4 hours, including the mini parts milling. I used some Niangon wood left over from an older project, … Read More »