It’s now June, the shop is busy, and I am knocking on wood as I say that, “the sun is finally out again”. This means two things for us: 1. A stifling hot shop, and 2. Motivation. For days spent in the shop, the sun is certainly a love-hate kind of thing, but seeing as we encounter so little of it in this fair city, we do not complain. As we watch the entire city shed it’s winter coat, and feel uplifted by the change in season, so do we get excited about projects to come.
Speaking of the sun, we have already started our summer rooftop preparation. If you aren’t familiar with the “Skylounge”, it is the humble abode of 5 (currently 6) creative individuals, including 4 of whom work out of the OGA shop. Located in Kitsilano just a hop and skip away from the water, we are fortunate to get to share this space, as well as it’s gem – the rooftop deck. Pat (Daly Company) and Ben (Benjamin Designs) have kicked it off by building these rad butcher block benches.
These benches have already impressed our guests and are sure to provide many more good times to come. As we add these pieces to our OGA collection, feel free to inquire about having your own benches built (any length you like). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing and lead time.
Also coming up this summer will be another of Logan’s hair-brained rocket ideas. He is currently working on a piece that will be roughly 4 feet high when finished. An experiment that is teaching us all a lesson in laminations and aggressive sanding.
As for myself, I am quietly whittling away on a few little things, but I should have some of my own pieces to show very soon! Stop by our shop anytime to see our current projects, or talk with about your own ideas. Guests are always welcome.