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LOS ANGELES TIMES

JANUARY 18, 2017

“No matter what, no two trees are going to have the same grain,” said Casey McCafferty, owner and designer of Venice-based CBM Woodworks. “You’re going to have a unique piece.”

McCafferty credits social media with stoking interest in craftsmanship and building respect for creative processes. “People realize we take a lot of time and use really interesting tools to produce some cool things.”  READ MORE



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To keep one of the oldest skilled trades alive, Casey McCafferty is rattling the boundaries of tradition by creating modern pieces that defy eras with CBM Woodworks.  This once charmless auto body shop in the heart of Venice, California, has been reborn as a undeniably raw and creative workspace for self-taught craftsman. READ MORE

 


courtesy of Santa Monica Daily Press

courtesy of Santa Monica Daily Press

SANTA MONICA DAILY PRESS

OCTOBER 17, 2015

McCafferty is a self-taught craftsman who first became interested in working with his hands as a child.

“My father, who was a firefighter in New York City, he was always kind of doing things himself because he didn’t believe in paying other people to do it. So I kinda got the itch from that. And then woodworking, that was the medium that spoke to me. So this kind of unraveled from that point and I just kind of immersed myself in building furniture. First as a hobbyist, and now this.”  READ MORE