Dave LeBleu wrote this story for the Eastern Mass. Guild of Woodworkers newsletter some years ago. He removed his safety glasses to tap spindles into the seats of some dining room chairs. Before he could blink, a splinter landed in his eye. He has become an articulate advocate for eye protection while woodworking.
Boston Explorers spent February week cutting and and drilling in the Eliot School wood shop. Boston Explorers gathers urban youth to explore Boston, inspire one another and engage their curiosity, emphasizing the power of play and creativity.