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I don’t believe I’ve yet written about the recent award I won for my (lack of) design prowess – probably because I’m mildly ashamed. But only mildly, because it was for a piece I built in 1989, when to me all problems looked like a screw because all I had was a drill. And I won an awesome stuffed bunny, which I keep at my desk.

Yes, I am the not-so-proud winner of the Bridge City Toolworks annual Sh!t Bunny Award. You can read more about it on John Economaki’s blog, and indulge in a bit of woodworking schadenfreude.

— Megan Fitzpatrick

p.s. If you do amble over to John’s blog, be sure to also read his entry about Woodworking in America – he’s looking for volunteers.


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  • Dave Ring

    1. You started a project.
    2. You finished the project.
    3. You put it to use.
    4. You’re still using it for its intended purpose.

    I’d call that a successful project.

  • pmcgee

    Yeah? Well you can stick it to him for the tenant/tenet slip-up 🙂

    I’m curious about the reversed L-brackets at the base …

  • Publius Secundus

    I’ll bet the other one doesn’t jump on her bench or shill extra tools.

  • James Vroman

    Looking at your early work – practical and functional
    Looking at the joint stool – learning craftsmanship
    Looking at the spice box – simply beautiful

    You have come a long way!!!!!!!

    Can’t wait to follow more of your projects!!!

    Now Schwarz can use metal pieces on furniture and call it a campaign 🙂

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