Ladder drill and Opening: Thursday February 27th 6:00-7:00

February 25, 2014 by Workshop Residence

Join us next Thursday, February 27th between 6:00 - 7:00pm to see the 40 ladders made at the Workshop with resident Jerry Lee, meet special guests Deputy Chief Ken Lombardi, and a ladder demo from Truck #9.   


Ann, Braden, and Katie
We completed three 8' ladder workshops and start the 12' ladder class this weekend.  Jerry's students successfully shaped, hammered, and sanded their ladders. We look forward to showing you the results Thursday evening!
We are making extra ladders that are available for purchase.  They are made from turned hickory rungs and vertical grain Douglas fir.  The 12' truss ladder is $620 and the 8' straight ladder is $280.  Click here to see more!
Oxgut Hose Co. makes colorful and sturdy carpets from reclaimed SFFD fire hose.  $185-$250 Click here to buy or see more in our store.

Stitched Pictures and Fireman's Ladders

January 25, 2014 by Workshop Residence
Start off the new year with two workshops in February:

Linda Belden hosts a stitched picture class February 8th.

Jerry Lee builds fireman's ladders February 15th and 22nd. 

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Ann, Braden, and Katie
Painter and designer Linda Belden leads a small group through the process of stitching a picture.  Bring a photograph, or email us your image and we will print it out at 8"x10" for you to embroider.  All tools, materials, and lunch included.  To learn more about Linda click here.

Saturday, 8th February 10:00-2:00pm
Build a ladder with Jerry Lee
Jerry Lee has built and repaired the wooden ladders used by the San Francisco Fire Department for over 28 years.  He joins Workshop Residence to build a series of wooden ladders for your home, and hosts ladder making workshops starting February 15th. To learn more or register click here.

New in the Shop
Join us next Thursday evening January 23rd, 6:00-8:00pm, for the third annual 3rd Base Dogpatch Microhood event hosted by The Bold Italic. Click here for more info!