A woodworker character is born on TV’s Portlandia

Everyone knows Portlandia as the quintessential showcase of Hipster culture. Part of becoming a hipster involves striving toward some sort of self reliance or at least dexterity of something: pickle making, cigar rolling, knitting, and taxidermy, just to name a few.  The new episode of Portlandia reveals woodworkers to be at the top of the food chain amongst hipsters. 

Watch this hilarious clip and you will get what I mean..

Click on this link… [View:http://www.hulu.com/watch/465273]

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About Yoav Liberman

Yoav S. Liberman is a woodworker and a teacher. His pieces have been featured in several woodworking books, most recently in Robin Wood’s CORES Recycled. Yoav teaches woodworking at the Rudolf Steiner School in Manhattan, and also frequently guest teaches in craft schools across the country.  Between 2003 and 2011 Yoav  headed the woodworking program at Harvard University's Eliot House. Yoav’s articles have appeared in American Woodworker and Woodwork Magazine. He frequently contributes woodworking web content to a number of digital publications   Yoav has a degree in architecture and later held two competitive residency programs: at The Worcester Center for Crafts in Massachusetts, and the Windgate Foundation Fellowship at Purchase College, New York. He lives in Chestnut Ridge NY.