After attending public high school with no shop classes, this weeks guest attended North Bennett Street School in Boston to receive formal training in 18th-century cabinet and furniture making.
The North Bennett Street School is a trade school that’s 130 years old dedicated to preserving the craft of furniture making. The school offers eight full-time professional programs train students for careers in: Cabinet and Furniture Making, Carpentry, Jewelry Making and Repair, Bookbinding, Locksmithing and Security Technology, Piano Technology, Preservation Carpentry, and Violin Making and Repair.
Kyle describes his favorite piece - a segmented circular donut with over 2000 pieces. It took over 100 hours to finish.
Hear about how Kyle has done projects for Snoop Dog, Disneyland, Metallica, and Jelly Skateboards.
We discuss how Kyle never wants to lose the human touch of his designs and craft.
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