Friday, August 21, 2015

r.i.p. ethan

well it's not often you lose two friends in a span of a week or so, but sometimes, i guess, it just happens.
we attended a memorial service last sunday for a former employee who started to work for us as a senior in high school.  he and will both took part in the target program, an alternative program in our local high school, burr and burton.  he continued with us for about 6 years after he graduated, and became our first employee cnc enthusiast, and its main operator.  will also did the target program where kids do academics in the morning and go out into the community to work in the afternoons.  will's journey took him to vew-do the balance board company where he learned about computers, photoshop, marketing and customer service.  ethan and will were friends from the time we moved to dorset in 1996.  i could go on and on here, and i did mumble for a bit at the service, but will actually summed it up perfectly in a post he wrote on facebook ... so, i'll just say here 'what will said' ...
click the photo to read it .... it's a heartfelt one.
here are a few photos of pieces ethan worked on that will found in the archives ... 
he was really good with turning, upholstery, and with the inlays ...








 early days ... about 2002 ... with mark and david rasmussen



                                                           R.I.P. ethan .. we're gonna miss you ....



2 comments:

Liton Kumar Podder said...

You have huge collection of furniture. pictures are also good. i like these. thanks
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