Changing the way we work - Scott Grove

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The Woodworking Network Podcast with Will Sampson
March 25, 2021

Recent events have changed our way of life and disrupted our way of work. In this, the first of two parts, Will Sampson, editor of FDMC and Woodworking Network, talks with furniture artist and educator Scott Grove about how shops can deal with the crisis. In this episode, Scott explains how he is converting his woodworking education programs to a distance learning model.

This episode of the Woodworking Network Podcast was sponsored by FDMC Magazine. Whether you are a one-person shop or have more than 1,000 employees on your payroll, whether you work with conventional tools or are fully automated with the latest technology, FDMC has information and data you can use. We cover all facets of the woodworking industry including cabinets, furniture, architectural millwork, and the whole spectrum of secondary wood products manufacturing. 

Intro music courtesy of Anthony Monson.

Scott Grove

Scott Grove is an art furniture maker, sculptor, and YouTube personality who selectively teaches and lectures, most notably at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking and The Chippendale School of Furniture in Scotland. Visit and/or As a third-generation artist, Scott Grove designs and creates furniture, sculpture, architectural reproductions, photography, murals, play spaces, interiors, films, and other art using multiple media and many disciplines.

Will Sampson
Editor, FDMC Magazine

William Sampson is a lifelong woodworker, and he has been an advocate for small-scale entrepreneurs and lean manufacturing since the 1980s. He was the editor of Fine Woodworking magazine in the early 1990s and founded WoodshopBusiness magazine, which he eventually sold and merged with CabinetMaker magazine. He helped found the Cabinet Makers Association in 1998 and was its first executive director. Today, as editor of FDMC magazine he has more than 20 years experience covering the professional woodworking industry. His popular "In the Shop" tool reviews and videos appear monthly in FDMC.