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Blog series by Lisa Chan updated 03-04-2011 09:11 PM 2 parts 4218 reads 18 comments total

Part 1: My local Woodcraft graciously changed the name of their woodworking class

05-01-2010 01:34 AM by Lisa Chan | 13 comments »

There was this really big thread this week (some 100 posts) that unintentionally incited by asking a simple question… “why can’t I take Woodworking 101 with men?”. I don’t have much time to talk about the details because I have orders and stuff to finish up. But I wanted to put this here for posterity. The “mom and pop” franchise recognized that there wasn’t really a need to have a segregated basic woodworking class for just men, so they cha...

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Part 2: Where I have I been? What have I been up to?

03-04-2011 09:11 PM by Lisa Chan | 5 comments »

Last year was a whirlwind of activity for this very green woodturner. I started off blogging strong through Lumber Jocks and participating in community forums, posting images of my works in progress, and making new friends here. And then something happened. I began to consistently get orders for my spindle work from wonderful men and women in the international fiber arts community who helped direct and shape a new business for me. Simultaneously, I also lit off a gasoline fire of a topic b...

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