Meet the all-girls woodworking club building stools, college funds and confidence
The young members of Lumber Club Marfa learn everything about making and selling three-legged stools, from how to use machinery, and ideas of form to dealing with orders, business models and customers
For the last five years, a creative revolution has been bubbling away in Marfa, Texas. Lumber Club Marfa, an all-girls woodworking club led by artist and dad Larry Bamburg, has been helping to educate and empower young girls about the art and skill of furniture making.
Its members range between the ages of seven and 14 and the club has become known for its signature piece – a threaded, three-legged stool, which starts from $300.