Wisdom of the Hands

TaglineThis blog is dedicated to sharing the concept that our hands are essential to learning- that we engage the world and its wonders, sensing and creating primarily through the agency of our hands. We abandon our children to education in boredom and intellectual escapism by failing to engage their hands in learning and making.
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a pivot lid box...

A student from this year's class at Marc Adams School of Woodworking contacted me about an upcoming visit with his grandson and his desire to share his love of box making. He remembered seeing my pivo

4 hours ago

We had great fun

We had great fun making box guitars and I was pleased the class went so well. It followed five intense days of box making at ESSA. I'm exhausted, not so much from seven straight days of class, but fro

1 day ago

day one box guitars

Yesterday I began a two day parent/child box guitar class with grandparents, an aunt, and children ages 9-17. We covered tables with white paper so they could design and draw the boxes they wanted to

2 days ago

day 5 at ESSA

Today I finish my 5 day box making class at ESSA and will then set up for a two day adult/child class on making box guitars. Yesterday I gave a demonstration of cutting mitered finger joints during ES

4 days ago

ready for day 4.

I am preparing for day four of my box making class at ESSA. At lunch today we talked about the decline in the relationship between people and the overabundance of things in their lives. We are overwhe

5 days ago