Deep Craft Atelier Week 2

Click here to learn more about Deep Craft Atelier, a pop-up store at Storefront Lab. Kids love Lawrence labianca’s toy boats. (©  www.hanskwiotek.com) We spent another lively Saturday hosting Deep Craft Atelier for the second of three weeks at Storefront Lab in San Francisco’s Mission District. Guest Chef Cal Peternell of Chez Panisse grilled delicious […]

Deep Craft Atelier Week 1

Deep Deck longboards in claro walnut, black acacia and American elm. Our Deep Craft Atelier pop-up store project opened last week at Storefront Lab, with the first public sale on Saturday. We spent a convivial day fielding questions, selling goods and entertaining the curious, many of whom peeked in while we were setting up shop […]

Deep Craft Atelier Opens at Storefront Lab

Click here to see more images of Deep Craft Atelier at Storefront Lab. I’m so excited to open Deep Craft Atelier to the public tomorrow, Saturday, 10-4PM at Storefront Lab, 337 Shotwell in San Francisco’s Mission District. It’s been a fun and challenging week making product on site and getting the space ready so I […]

Deep Deck Developments

Click here to learn more about Deep Craft Atelier, a pop-up store at Storefront Lab. I designed a portable, adjustable-length hole-drilling jig for mounting trucks to decks. I’ve been having fun making my first production run of Deep Deck longboards in Jupiter, my hydraulic press, whose crushing force shapes camber and concavities in veneers of […]

Deep Craft Atelier at Storefront Lab

Storefront Lab, at 337 Shotwell, San Francisco (screen grab from google maps) I’m honored my Deep Craft Atelier has been selected to be the lead-off project for Storefront Lab, David Baker and Yosh Asato’s experiment in community engagement, public space and commerce in San Francisco’s Mission District. Beginning July 23rd, I will convert the space […]

Made in Jupiter

‘Jupiter’, my recently completed hydraulic press, forms two Deep Deck blanks at a time. I first started calling my new hydraulic press ‘Jupiter’ when I was forming up the concrete blocks, knowing its compressive force would exceed that of the planet Jupiter, whose gravitational pull is about three times that of Earth’s. The planet Jupiter […]

Deep Craft video

I’m proud to post the final episode of Kirsten Dirksen’s three part documentary she filmed in one day this past winter when she was visiting from Barcelona, home base for her company, faircompanies.com. This is my favorite one and I think it does a wonderful job of presenting the core of my Deep Craft philosophy. […]