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Wooden Sculptures and Plywood Patterns with Michael Alm

September 20, 2019
This week we chat with Michael Alm. Michaels creates beautifly intricate sculptures from wood carvings and hundreds of vaneers. Plus he has been making some insane patterns with just plywood.

SHOWNOTES

  • Michael Alm
  • Instagram
  • Deborah Butterfield
  • Dale Chihuly
  • Modern Maker Podcast
  • Making Desk Drawers with Chris Salomone
  • Workbench Con
  • Carved Fox Head
  • Wooden Owl Wings
  • Herringbone Pattern Tool Box

TOPICS

00:05:23 - Background in Art
00:06:13 - Building as a kid
00:07:31 - Digital vs Physical Art
00:10:17 - Making metal sculptures
00:16:13 - Working for Dale Chihuly
00:20:47 - The Business of Art
00:30:16 - Getting Connected to the Maker World
00:37:39 - Favorite Pieces
00:42:24 - Creating Plywood Textures
00:47:20 - Collaborations
00:51:49 - Current Projects
00:52:29 - Where to find Michael

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