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|110 days ago||
American Maker Awards - 4 replies
Personal favor here. I’m in the running to be named the 2013 American Made Audience Choice Award Winner. American Made is a movement founded by Martha Stewart that spotlights the maker, supports the local, and celebrates the handmade. It’s made up of people and communities who have turned their passion for quality craftsmanship and well...
|114 days ago||
American made awards. - 11 replies
I’m in the running to be named the 2013 American Made Audience Choice Award Winner. American Made is a movement founded by Martha Stewart that spotlights the maker, supports the local, and celebrates the handmade. It’s made up of people and communities who have turned their passion for quality craftsmanship and well-designed goods into ...
|265 days ago||
Philadelphia Furniture Show 2013 - 12 replies
The Philadelphia invitational furniture show is next weekend. Lots of prep work left to do…. Here is a nice little article on the show to give you some idea what to expect if you choose to visit. http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/virginia_smith/20130329_Philadelphia_Invitational_Furniture_Show.html
|268 days ago||
Website redesign www.jcsterling.com - 13 replies
new website is up. Check it out. Let me know what ya think. I had a lot of technical advice but now I know why i do what I do instead of sittting behind a computer. I have lots of work to do in the description of many of the pieces but with the Philadelphia Furniture show coming up I wanted to have the new site in place . click on www.jcsterl...
|313 days ago||
porter cable 9444 detail/profile sander - 0 replies
anybody have a need for a profile sander. Used this thing maybe two times. I don’t need any more dust collectors in the shop. Make me an offer.
|1037 days ago||
opinions please - 20 replies
Last year I sent an invitation to the Phila furniture show to my main lumber supplier. He came to the show with his wife and visited my booth. While there she admired a small cabinet that I had made. After asking many questions about the cabinet it became apparent that he wanted to make hte cabinet himself. At first I was a little put out by...
|1476 days ago||
Chicago one of a kind show Day 2 - 3 replies
Day 2 of the Chicago one of a kind show will begin in just a few hours. The first day had quite a few people come through and a few sales . If the first day is any indication the next few should be great. I am always amazed at the creativity shown by the exhibitors . If you are in the area come to the merchandise mart 8th floor and plan to sp...
|1522 days ago||
Providence R.I. fine furnishings show. - 14 replies
October 23 -25 I will be showing my work at the 12th annual Providence fine furnishings show. Show runs from 10-6 F,S and 10-5 on Sun at the Rhode Island Convention center (1 Sabin St) hall A . There will be 100 + exhibitors showing some very incredible pieces from traditional to contemporary. I believe that this is also the weekend for firew...
|1629 days ago||
Tomorrow (Sunday July 5) I will be demonstrating at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. I was selected to be the craftsman of the month at the museum gallery and as part of that you agree to do a demonstration. I’ve had some small things in the gallery for about 2 years and never had any major sales. Hopefully this may spar...
|1632 days ago||
my 15 minutes of fame - 10 replies
Woodworkers Journal ezine did a profile of me. You can read the article at http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/Ezine/Public/TodaysWoodworker.aspx It was not clear how they got my name, however, I was quite honored that they decided to do the profile John
|1693 days ago||
On May 2, 3 the France-Merrick performing arts center will host the first annual Baltimore fine furnishings show. Around 70 artists will show their work from traditional to contemporary. Saturday 10 -6 Sunday 10-5. Bring your friends and family and admire (maybe purchase) some of the finest small studio furniture available. For more informat...