I start a new job on Monday and I want to brag about my new office. First of all, there’s the commute: I get to walk to work with a cup of coffee. It has a fully-stocked kitchen that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and offers around-the-clock pour-over and all-you-can-eat snacks. In addition to my [...]
Every five years or so I start too seriously reflect on my life in terms of the world around me. Where am I? How did I get here? And what am I contributing toward it all? For me, it helps to put it into perspective with a story. A narrative of events often surfaces answer [...]
It's been more than seven years since I opened up the WordPress editor to post a blog entry here at Weekndr.com. A lot has changed. Our journey from Connecticut to Los Angeles continued with another move to sunny Silicon Valley, California. Now five years in, we're here where the sun is hot, the rent is [...]
So I had this idea to make a guitar skateboard deck. My progress...
Ever since Apple released the first iPad two years ago I've been eager to build a custom wooden iPad case for it. If it were up to me everything in life would be encased or decorated in wood. With my recently acquired vacuum-veneer press I've been able to test that theory on skateboards and mousepads. [...]
The stretch of boardwalk that extends from Venice Beach, Calif., to nearby Santa Monica is one of the most epic places in the world to hop on a longboard skateboard and take off for a ride. The paved winding path takes you past beach bums and chiseled bodes, burnouts and family beach goers, all the [...]
Bergerboard No. 055 "Ebony and Ivory" This 7-ply hardwood maple longboard is decorated with Ebony Macassar, Tiger Maple, and Sapele veneer, and measures 44-in. long and 9-1/2 in. wide. The popsicle-stick shaped has a kick in the front and tail, and the width of the board is concave for improved footing. It is the first [...]