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Vermont Made

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Vermont Made

The Vermont Arts Council

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Sharing the fruits of local talent from the Green Mountain State. In each episode of Vermont Made, one artist, craftsperson, designer, specialty food producer, or other Vermont creative shares the story behind one thing they've made. Produced by the Vermont Arts Council and hosted by Desmond Peeples.
 
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Cut the Craft

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Cut the Craft

Amy Umbel and Brien Beidler

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Have you ever looked at potters smiling from their booth at the farmers’ market and wondered: “what’s their deal?” Have you ever considered whose hands are behind the wooden chair you're sitting on? How about those fancy kitchen knives you admire? Cut the Craft is a podcast that brings stories of handcraft and its makers to you. Perhaps you are a craftsperson looking for a fresh perspective, or a newcomer to handmade things; no matter your starting point, your hosts Amy Umbel and Brien Beidl ...
 
Timber is becoming known as the building material of the 21st Century. It is strong – a high strength to weight ratio is recently being utilized with innovative developments; it is safe – being both durable and achieving fire ratings; it is sustainable –timber being the most viable option, acting like a carbon sink to reduce the effects of global warming. Research by Mcgraw and Hill suggests that innovation in the construction industry has been stagnant for over 50 years. Timber may provide ...
 
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Multidisciplinary understandings can unlock new innovations. By getting a grip of installation, architecture, engineering, manufacturing and everything to do with timber construction, designers can unlock the best solutions for what a project may need. In this episode we’re speaking with Shannon Hilchie Founder at Faet Lab and David Bowick Presiden…
 
The construction industry is evolving as it embraces digital technologies and sustainable design. Lendlease pioneered mass-timber construction for almost a decade now and continues to evolve. Today we’re speaking with Lisa Podesto, Senior Business Development Manager at Lendlease about: The evolution of Lendlease and mass timber Why big tech compan…
 
Episode Recorded July 13, 2021. Weaver Christine Novotny identifies herself within a traditional lineage of weavers, but also sees herself as placed within a contemporary context and wants to keep weaving relevant for today. She draws heavily on her training as a painter to design the colorways of her weavings and finds the interactions of colors a…
 
Shanta Lee Gander shares how she worked with local women to tap into the lesser-celebrated aspects of the sacred feminine for her photography series, Dark Goddess. Explore more of Shanta's photography and writing—including her new book of poetry, GHETTOCLAUSTROPHOBIA—at shantaleegander.com. Find details on Shanta's Dark Goddess exhibit at Southern …
 
Kelly McMahon of May Day Studio shares how she interprets poems into letterpress broadsides and discusses her recent collaboration with the Kent Museum to display a broadside outdoors in the summer of 2020. Explore more of Kelly's work at maydaystudio.com. Find details about the fall 2021 exhibit at the Kent Museum featuring some of Kelly's work. S…
 
Jarvis Green shares how JAG Productions partnered with King Arthur Baking Company to revive live theater after a year of Covid closures with five weekends of Black theater presented outdoors on the King Arthur campus in Norwich. Learn more about JAG Productions and Theatre on the Hill at jagproductionsvt.com. See photos of Jarvis and Theatre on the…
 
Ascent is a 25 storey building and when complete, is set to be the tallest timber building in the world. The mass timber floors are constructed above five levels of concrete. The system adopts a glum post and beam with CLT floor plates. Today we’re lucky to be speaking with John Peronto, Senior Principal at Thornton Tomasetti about: The lateral sta…
 
Episode Recorded June 28, 2021. Aspen Golann is a dynamo furniture maker based in North Carolina who started out her craft career dabbling in weaving before being drawn to woodworking at North Bennet Street School in Boston, Massachusetts. Recently she’s been collaborating and working on a new craft equity project looking for tool makers in the fie…
 
As the construction industry adapts to new challenges in environmental and social sustainability, new opportunities are emerging. SCIUS Advisory is a boutique consulting firm based in Vancouver, Canada focused on leading the way towards a more sustainable future. Today we’re speaking with Helen Goodland, the Principal of Research and Innovation at …
 
Episode Recorded June 21, 2021. David Harper Clemons points to how his relationship with materials can be the springboard for work and how he’s drawn to the broad spectrum of physicality in metalwork. He shares his thoughts on mass production and how that relates to the economics of studio craft. David also elaborates on themes like social/cultural…
 
Timber buildings can last for thousands of years, if designed properly. Water is the enemy of all materials and must be accounted for. The risks associated with mould, fungi and decay must be minimised if we’re looking to maximise the service life of a designed building. And today we’ve got one of the world’s leading experts in this field, Professo…
 
Since 1875, the Lehman Group has transformed raw wood into innovative products. Today, the most brilliant ideas are brought into reality with the technical planning, production and assembly from the craftspeople at Blumer Lehman. And today we’re lucky to be hearing from Katharina Lehman, the CEO of the Lehman Group about: How timber has evolved and…
 
Episode Recorded June 2, 2021. Elizabeth Brim has an illustrious Artist Blacksmithing career that matches her colorful personality. She’s well known for turning the blacksmithing world on it’s head with her steel womenswear. She popularized a technique of using compressed air to make pillows out of steel and she also played an instrumental role in …
 
Venice is undergoing stresses due to tourism and sea-level rise. But with new stresses propose the opportunity to innovate and evolve design approaches. Tye Farrow, Partner at Farrow and Partners has proposed an innovative solution to transform and evolve the city of Venice through the new stresses. In this episode we discuss: What are the current …
 
Episode Recorded May 4, 2021. Porfirio Gutiérrez is a Zapotec textile artist specializing in natural dyes. He uses insects, plants and fruits to create dye for the textiles he creates in his studios in California and Oaxaca. He grew up in a family where the knowledge of medicinal plants and textile/dyeing crafts were part of his life, and Porfirio’…
 
The Ballarat Gov Hub is a new $100 million multi use office development in the Northern end of Ballarat's central business district. This multi-story mass timber structure, is the largest timber built office building in Victoria to date, and achieve a Green Star 5 Star rating for the base building and the fit-out. Today we’re speaking with Jack Ala…
 
Episode Recorded April 17, 2021. Woodworking enthusiast Roy Underhill sits down with us to share his experience teaching students and his belief that both hand skills and materials shape us in a profound way. Roy teaches students both in person, online, and for 37 years on the popular PBS television show “The Woodwright’s Shop.” Through those outle…
 
Evolution consists of trial and error over the space of millions of years. Over time, it’s safe to say nature typically lands on what works. And two ways to implement nature inspired design is through biophilia and biomimicry. In this episode, we’re lucky to be speaking with Bill Browning, world renowned on the research of these concepts. He was a …
 
Episode Recorded April 5th 2021. This episode is one half of a dual interview with Jeffrey Hart, aka Jeffrey the Natural Builder, of the Building Sustainability Podcast (link below). Be sure to check out his podcast to hear his interview of us, as well as a multitude of other great conversations with designers, builders, makers, dreamers and doers …
 
Wulanda Recreation and Convention Centre, Mount Gambier’ includes outdoor aquatic facilities, a 1000 seat capacity performance space, six indoor multi-purpose courts and community function rooms. The aquatic center consists of glulam beams spanning 42m, the largest within the southern hemisphere. The construction team including DesignInc Adelaide a…
 
Recorded March 29, 2021. A staple to cabinetry work, Nancy Hiller sits down with us to illuminate the intricacies of different tuna fish sandwich recipes. Jokes aside, during the course of her woodworking career, Nancy has come to recognize the importance of efficiency in her business, and also how writing is part of what keeps her happy. In spite …
 
Recorded March 23rd 2021. In this information-packed interview, Sweetgrass basket maker Corey Alston takes us through the history of basket making in Gullah culture. Corey relates how the tragic history of African enslavement is inextricably rooted to his story as a maker and how his work is directly influenced by Gullah culture. Harvesting his mat…
 
As computing power increases, designers are able to create unprecedented structures with unlocked creativity and productivity. In this episode, we’re lucky to be speaking with David Benjamin, a Director of AEC Industry Futures at Autodesk Research and Founder of The Living. In this episode we discuss: The concept of, how to best utilise generative …
 
Recorded March 8th 2021. Incredibly talented Bill Oyster guides us through the twists and turns of his path toward making bamboo fly-fishing rods. After realizing his love of crafting fly rods he quickly had a huge waitlist and took a deep dive into engraving them. Bill also elaborates on the history of fly-rod making, and his own love of participa…
 
Canadian architecture and multi-disciplinary practice Dialog has designed a hybrid mass timber tower prototype that promises to revolutionise tall buildings as we know them. The design is of a hybrid timber towers of up to 105 storeys of zero carbon, addressing climate change. Today we’re speaking with Craig Applegath, Partner Architect at Dialog a…
 
Recorded February 22, 2021. Woodcarver Danielle Rose Byrd started out making things with anything she could get her hands on. Her ingenuity has continued to influence her work as she starts to include different materials into her practice. Danielle is particularly interested in conceptual woodworking and its interplay with function. She makes bowls…
 
Murray Grove is the first tall urban housing project to be constructed entirely from pre-fabricated solid timber, from the load bearing walls and floor slabs to the stair and lift cores. The project came in cost effective and sequestered carbon rather than emitting it, opening a new door to sustainable construction. Andrew Waugh, the Foudner of Wau…
 
Recorded February 15, 2021. Papermaker and book artist Radha Pandey gives us an in-depth view into the history of papermaking, starting in China, Korea and Japan, and it’s subsequent migration to India and Europe. She tells us why she’s so interested in our collective relationship with nature, and how her childhood fostered observation of the envir…
 
Collectively we all had a year like no other in 2020. The challenges we faced were unprecedented but with them come new trends and new opportunities. And After predictions of Armageddon, the residential construction sector is going through an unexpected boom. we’re speaking with Adrian Hondros, the CEO of Porter Davis about: Making sense of 2020 an…
 
Recorded February 8, 2021. Studio potter Akira Satake shapes his story for us as he circled around creativity through a variety of life paths. He started his journey through photography and music but came to a breaking point that led him to pottery. Through ceramics, Akira is inspired by the collaboration between himself, clay and fire. Even when h…
 
Hear more from Caity on how she got involved with Meow Wolf, the DIY artist collective turned multi-million dollar art enterprise, the power of showing up, learning through doing, building a successful business while redefining corporate structures, and continually embracing the unknown. @beyondthestudio beyondthe.studio Intro and Ad Music by: Suah…
 
To begin Season 4, we’re going to be doing a best of series for the next 4 weeks. Today, we’ll be looking at the best moments in Timber Talks so far, on the topics of design. In this episode you’ll hear from: Jennifer Cover CEO at Woodworks USA on 7 advantages to tap into for timber Nick Milestone Chairman at Trada on the importance of timber first…
 
Recorded February 1, 2021. Book arts legend, Hedi Kyle, guides us through her career as a book conservator and her ground-breaking influence on the book art community. As well as her depth of experience, Hedi stresses the importance of learning the foundational techniques before breaking out into something new. And as time goes on she’s more free t…
 
Hear more from Lorne on the shifts happening in higher education, how art and design colleges are responding to the financial challenges of the pandemic, rethinking the model in order to increase sustainability, access, and affordability, and what organizations can learn from adopting a mindset similar to that of individual artists. @beyondthestudi…
 
To begin Season 4, we’re going to be doing a best of series for the next 4 weeks. Today, we’ll be looking at the best moments in Timber Talks so far, on the lessons learned for the case studies we’ve had on the show. In this episode you’ll hear from: International House and Daramu House, with Jonathan Evans (Director at Tzannes Architects) and Karl…
 
Hear more from Amanda and Nicole and their partners Mike and Dave on what it's like to be in a relationship with a fellow creative, having shared values, navigating work-life boundaries, and supporting each other's artistic pursuits. @beyondthestudio beyondthe.studio Intro and Ad Music by: Suahn Album Artwork by: David Colson…
 
Recorded January 18, 2021. Metalsmith Erica Moody introduces us to her first experiences with setting goals, financial stress, large projects and the behind the scenes effort that goes into building a business. In a moment of life’s intensity she pivoted toward her current style of work by coming around to her place as a maker in Maine. She special…
 
To begin Season 4, we’re going to be doing a best of series for the next 4 weeks. Today, we’ll be looking at the best moments in Timber Talks so far, on the topics of sustainability and wellness. In this episode you’ll hear from: Davina Rooney the CEO at GBCA on keeping on target mitigating global warming risks Ken Morrison the CEO of The Property …
 
Hear more from Abraham on finding self-confidence, creating opportunity by showing up and staying open to possibilities, becoming a freelance designer at the start of the pandemic, working with an artist agent, and resisting burnout while keeping the passion alive. www.beyondthe.studio Intro and Ad Music by: Suahn Album Artwork by: David Colson…
 
Hear more from artists Erik Otto, Liz Tran, and color expert Laura Guido-Clark on the use of color in their work, the science behind it, how their experience has changed and shifted with this year, and how they're forming artistic connections despite the distance in this panel discussion, recorded live as part of Heron Arts' "Chromatherapy" exhibit…
 
Recorded December 14, 2020. Designer/maker, Cody Nowell, guides us on her journey towards homecraft. Having a background in textiles, Cody landed her first job sewing sails for sailboats. The technical experience from that job has helped her explore a variety of goods, including leather bags, accessories, and even clothing. Cody also spends time ma…
 
To begin Season 4, we’re going to be doing a best-of series for the next 4 weeks. Today, we’ll be looking at the best moments in Timber Talks so far, on the topics of innovation. In this episode you’ll hear from: Michael Marks the Founder Of Katerra on the inefficiencies in construction and a new paradigm of designing Michael Green Director at MGA,…
 
Hear more from Jean on using her role as an artist to increase representation and expand definitions of community, the importance of self-advocacy, logistical challenges of realizing large-scale installations and public art projects, working with fabricators, and taking time for rest. www.beyondthe.studio Intro and Ad Music by: Suahn Album Artwork …
 
Hear more from Jean on using her role as an artist to increase representation and expand definitions of community, the importance of self-advocacy, logistical challenges of realizing large-scale installations and public art projects, working with fabricators, and taking time for rest. www.beyondthe.studio Intro and Ad Music by: Suahn Album Artwork …
 
Recorded December 7, 2020. Letterpress wizard and graphic designer Brad Vetter has a lot to say about his start in crafting designs with letter press, often towing the line between laser engraving and traditional letterpress technologies. From his humble beginnings as a copy boy, Brad has grown into a letterpress superstar with an impressive list o…
 
Hear more from Justin on how to improve collector relationships and sales, the business fundamentals artists should focus on to grow and sustain their careers, bringing organization to the chaos with Artwork Archive, helping artists protect the legacy of their work, and common threads of successful artists. Artwork Archive — Podcast sponsor, an all…
 
Hear more from Minku on navigating the New York art scene, building relationships with galleries, misconceptions behind artistic success, investing in long-term growth, and the importance of artist resale rights. www.beyondthe.studio Intro and Ad Music by: Suahn Album Artwork by: David ColsonBy Beyond the Studio
 
Recorded November 10, 2020. We decided to mix up this episode a bit for the holidays! This is a two-way interview, where we have a few questions for woodworker and teacher Thiago Endrigo, and he has a few for us! We covered a lot of ground including the variety of reasons one may get into handcraft, how “placing” oneself can happen through handwork…
 
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