Director’s Corner

Welcome to my little corner of the web.  Below is a summary of the latest news around the NESAW shop.  Please feel free to comment.

Greg Larson

It’s Spring at NESAW!

You can tell it’s spring at NESAW because cabinets are starting to sprout all over the place! The gang is making great progress on our two kitchens. We should have all the cabinet carcasses done by the end of this week and we have a lot of the lumber rough milled for the face frames […]

Breaking Down Materials

We’ve started to build the kitchens! This week, the students made good progress. They broke down a total of 42 sheets of pre-finished plywood (a record for us) and rough milled over 500 bd/ft. of lumber. We are overflowing with piles of raw materials. Next week, we start turning it into cabinets. Great job, everyone! […]

Kitchen Time!

It’s a new school year at NESAW, which means a new group of students! We have group of eleven great students this year. Of course, that also means that our students are building two new kitchens for customers in our local community. The students have been working on their fundamental woodworking skills for the past […]