I’m delighted to announce that Brendan Bernhardt Gaffney (whom you may know from his ancient rules, sector, calipers and other work at burnHeart) joins the Popular Woodworking team in July as managing editor. He’ll not only be handling the day to day business of running the magazine, but bringing to the job his woodworking and toolmaking experience, and impressive computer skills – not to mention unbounded creativity.
Brendan’s first days as part of the team will be at the Lie-Nielsen open house July 7-8 in Warren, Maine (where I’ll be, too), then he and his partner, Josselyn, are moving to the area. We seduced them over a weekend visit that involved a lot of fun looking at neighborhoods in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, visiting a few hospitals (Josselyn is a recent nursing school graduate), and eating far too much (special thanks to Christopher Schwarz and Lucy May for the delicious Saturday night feast and excellent company).
And in on the off chance you don’t know Brendan and his work, read the article below – he was featured in our Great Woodshops series in the November 2016 issue, in an article by Cathrine O.