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Would Works design+builds 100 Custom Display Racks

Would Works design+builds 100 Custom Display Racks

June 01, 2019

We recently finished a custom commission for Two Tails Pet Company. These handsome display racks are being featured at pet stores across the country. Would Works staff designed this sturdy plywood rack with a simple slot joint so it assembles easily without tools or fasteners and packs flat for economical shipping.

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Eleven Hundred Candles Light up the Community for Purim

Eleven Hundred Candles Light up the Community for Purim

April 17, 2019

Would Works designed and created 1100 unique wooden "traveling shabbat candles" for IKAR's annual Purim gift bag.  These small portable candles are perfect for outdoor shabbat dinners or for ceremonies on the go. 

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Edify TV and The Santa Monica Mirror feature Would Works

Edify TV and The Santa Monica Mirror feature Would Works

February 19, 2019

Edify TV came to Would Works last month to feature our program for the Charity Spotlight Series. Would Works volunteer Jordan Gavaris is better known for his roll as Felix in Orphan Black, but when he's not busy acting you can find him at the drill press or the workbench sanding with the Would Works artisans.

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Come see us at two upcoming "Made in LA" holiday pop-up sales

Come see us at two upcoming "Made in LA" holiday pop-up sales

November 29, 2018

On 12/5/18 Would Works will have a booth at Engage LA's The Gift of Giving expo at the Getty House in LA.  On 12/9/18 we will be at Community on Cosmo at the Hollywood Farmers' Market. Come get your hand-made gifts in person!

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2018 Holiday Gift Guides show love for Would Works hand-made products!

2018 Holiday Gift Guides show love for Would Works hand-made products!

November 21, 2018

The LA TimesLA2050, Done Good, and the For the Love podcast all featured Would Works' unique hand-made products in their 2018 Holiday Gift guides.  Sales during the holiday season are crucial to the success of our social enterprise, so thanks for the great press!

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Our outdoor furniture gives Skid Row residents a comfortable place to rest

Our outdoor furniture gives Skid Row residents a comfortable place to rest

October 15, 2018

Would Works was commissioned by a local architecture firm, Office 42, to build a large set of custom outdoor furniture for a public hygiene center in Skid Row called the Refresh Spot.  This furniture provides residents of Skid Row with a safe, clean and comfortable place to relax while using the invaluable services of the Refresh Spot such as toilets, showers and laundry.

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Nick Offerman visits Would Works--with a special message for millennials

Nick Offerman visits Would Works--with a special message for millennials

October 10, 2018

When Linkedin invited Nick Offerman to participate in their new motivational series 

called #HelloMonday, he decided to bring the cameras to Would Works.  The series aims to inspire people to achieve their own definition of success for the week--so what is a more fitting backdrop to this message than Would Works on a Monday--where the artisans are working hard to achieve concrete and immediate life goals?

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Custom cocktail boards lift LA-Made spirits

Custom cocktail boards lift LA-Made spirits

August 10, 2018

We recently partnered with LA's oldest distillery--Green Bar Distillery--to create a line of branded cocktail boards for use behind their bars and for sale in their retail shop. Stop by the distillery for a cocktail making class or to outfit your home bar with delicious organic spirits, cocktail making supplies and of course a Greenbar/Would Works cocktail board! 

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Would Works brings furniture to the streets!

Would Works brings furniture to the streets!

July 31, 2018

We are proud to be participating in a broad collaboration between City of Los Angeles, the Skid Row Community Improvement Coalition, along with designers and community organizations across LA to furnish a pilot hygiene center in Skid Row.

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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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Getting down with the Garcettis at the Getty House Holiday Fair

Getting down with the Garcettis at the Getty House Holiday Fair

December 11, 2017

We had great sales and community engagement at Engage LA: The Gift of Giving--a LA social enterprise holiday fair hosted by Mayor Garcetti and the Getty House Board of Directors.

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Custom menu boards for Dominique Ansel's New L.A. Restaurant

Custom menu boards for Dominique Ansel's New L.A. Restaurant

November 08, 2017

We just completed 350 units of custom menu presenters for the world famous chef's new LA bakery & restaurant: 189 by Dominique Ansel 

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