Meet Russ

Upcoming Events...

April 24, 2019

San Diego Fine Woodworker’s Association
Our Lady Of Confidence Catholic Church – Fellowship Hall
3131 Governor Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

7pm – 9pm

I will be the guest speaker for the San Diego Fine Wood Worker’s Association on 24 April 2019. I will be discussing the use of the Japanese hand plane (kanna) and the sharpening of the plane iron. I will also discuss the Japanese woodworking conference known as Kezurou Kai where Japanese craftsmen and craftsmen from around the world come together to share their knowledge and skills. I recently attended the Kezurou Kai event in Kurame, Japan and I will be attending the event in November 2020 near Kyoto, Japan.

May 2, 2019

Orange County Woodworker’s Association
Tustin Senior Center
200 South C. Street
Tustin, CA 92780

7pm – 9pm

I will be the guest speaker for the Orange County Woodworker’s Association on Thursday, 2 May, 2019. I will be discussing my oil finishing process as well as the use of the Japanese hand plane and how to sharpen the plane iron. I will also discuss the Japanese woodworking organization of Kezurou Kai.

Past Events...

Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event
Los Angles, CA
January 18 & 19, 2019

Here Russ is talking about finishing oils he uses on Shaker Boxes at the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event at Angel City Lumber in Los Angeles, CA.

Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event
Salt Lake City, UT
November 19, 2016