Category: People

  • Mike Center, Woodworker

    Mike Center, Woodworker

    Mike has always had woodwork in his life. Both his parents were woodworkers and throughout his career as a biologist he had some sort of wood shop going on. Since retiring he devotes more time to it and he now has a very nicely put together home shop in Santa Rosa. He specializes in guitars…

  • Steve Wigfield. Custom Woodwork and Radius Millwork, Petaluma

    Steve Wigfield. Custom Woodwork and Radius Millwork, Petaluma

    Steve Wigfield earned an architecture degree from UC Berkeley and worked for architecture firms in California for many years before moving into high end residential woodwork in 1972. Initially he worked from his home workshop in Inverness. 1982-1985 I worked at Skywalker Ranch in the mill shop as a Lead Millman. The mill shop was…

  • Interview with Don Jereb

    Interview with Don Jereb

    Don Jereb, Chairman of Sonoma County Woodworkers Association, came by my shop with a sample of propolis from bee hives that may be a useful wood or varnish coloring agent in the later stages of  the violin construction.   Sitting outside, in my rather nosy, back yard I asked him about the SWCA   [Correction from Don:…