Greene & Greene

A Sneak Peek at two Arts & Crafts Books

Popular Woodworking Books has two related books publishing later this year, and we thought it would be fun to share a little advance information with you. In the author’s own words, we’ve got a glimpse into what these books are about. Greene & Greene: Poems of Wood & Light (Available September, 2010) From author,...

David Mathias' Book List

When Senior Editor Robert W. Lang asked me to provide a list of my favorite woodworking books, I quickly agreed thinking it would be an easy assignment. That should have been the first clue that I was in trouble. But I didn’t catch on until I was sitting in front of the bookcase trying...

Greene and Greene Everyday Slide Show

Being inside a truly great house is like being transported to another world. The vision of the architect and the hands of the craftsmen create something that is set apart from the rest of the world. Visiting Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Farms, or Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater is an unforgettable experience. But sometimes it all...

Greene and Greene from a Woodworker’s Perspective

Many talented and able photographers have published photographs of the work of Charles and Henry Greene. I own most of the books and have spent many hours studying these, as well as images online. I usually feel some frustration because what I really want to see is often missed. I’m one of those guys...

Greene and Greene Fans Get Ready

Last October, David Mathias reported from Pasadena’s Craftsman Weekend with photos and first hand accounts of the events. The only criticism we received was that these reports were too late for those who wanted to attend. Consider this as a wake up call, this year’s events have been announced, and tickets go on sale...

Greene & Greene: Final Report From Pasadena

Popular Woodworking contributor David Mathias wraps up his coverage of Craftsman Weekend in Pasadena, California. Wednesday October 24 I planned my trip to Craftsman Weekend for about a year and a half.  That creates a lot of anticipation and expectations.  And expectations sometimes lead to disappointment.  Not so for this trip. It has exceeded...

Greene & Greene: Craftsman Weekend Days 3, 4 & 5

Popular Woodworking contributor David Mathias continues his reports from the Craftsman Weekend in Pasadena, California. Pasadena Heritage Craftsman Weekend is a three-day event. My trip to Pasadena, however, is a full week. A very busy week. So we built a little downtime into the Sunday schedule. By downtime I mean taking a driving tour...

Greene & Greene: Report From Pasadena

As I mentioned last week one of our authors, David Mathias, is spending a week in California immersing himself in all things Greene & Greene. Here is the first of several reports from David: Friday Oct. 19 I grew up in Wilmington, Del. Wilmington is located roughly 30 minutes from Philadelphia and two hours...