Artisans take a tour of our creative partners around LA

Artisans take a tour of our creative partners around LA

October 02, 2021

Come along on our tour of local lumber yards, mills, and furniture shops! Program Director Michele Liu takes our Artisans to see the work of some of the great creative businesses that make our work possible. "As we transition into building a more robust training program we felt it was important for the Artisans to see the full picture what woodworking is like from beginning to end." says Liu.

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Welcome Our New Program Director Michele Liu!

Welcome Our New Program Director Michele Liu!

April 02, 2021

In addition to leading the relaunch of Would Works existing programs this Spring, Michele will be developing the new "Outdoor Workshop" model as we pivot our program to include the design and fabrication of outdoor furniture for public spaces around LA.

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Would Works Artisans are Artists in Residence at Lehrer Architects LA!

Would Works Artisans are Artists in Residence at Lehrer Architects LA!

October 11, 2019

We're thrilled to announce our October residency at Lehrer Architects LA in Silver Lake.  We are holding work sessions in the firm's workshop (or RaD Room) with eight women from the Downtown Women's Center on Mondays and Wednesdays this month.

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Help Would Works Find a New Home

Help Would Works Find a New Home

July 31, 2019

Would Works recently lost our donated workshop space and we are facing a programing hiatus while we look for a new home. We need your help to find a new home for Would Works so we can continue to offer the job opportunities and programing to our amazing team of artisans.

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New Tools=New Skills: Custom Laser Etching by Would Works

New Tools=New Skills: Custom Laser Etching by Would Works

July 01, 2018

Thanks to a generous in-kind-donation from an outstanding member of our woodworking community, Would Works is now equipped with a state of the art laser engraver.  This allows us to custom engrave any of our existing products, or design new branded products for businesses, TV shows (it is LA after all), or private events.

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July notes from the shop floor

July notes from the shop floor

July 21, 2017

Ali, Jerome, and Joe were sanding and hand rubbing oil on a new set of white oak boards. The room was filled with the sounds of sanders and classic rock blasting on the radio.

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