Minneapolis Star Tribune Article June 22, 2014
The June 22, 2014 issue of the Minneapolis Star Tribune carried a feature on me and my shop here on Stevens Avenue south. I was on the front page of the Variety Section as well as most of page 7. When you visit their web page and search for "George Wurtzel" you get the article, a slide show of photos, and a really nice video.
I was so happy to meet Kristen Tillotston and her photographer Elizabeth Flores from the Minneapolis Star Tribune. We spent part of two days talking about woodworking, my shop, my life and my philosophy of life.
Their videographer, ,and I both discovered that we (as well as very many people) are extremely allergic to dust from Mullberry Trees. WARNING- Don't cut up or turn Mullberry wood especially inside. The dust caused me to have serious flu-like symptoms for several days.Read more