SmashingDIY

Maker Nation: Wood & Minis

Host Ashley Adams meets woodworker Ashley Basnight in Oklahoma and learns about miniatures from Lady Delaney in New Orleans. 

by Lindsay Patross | October 21, 2021

In this episode, host Ashley Adams profiles makers in Oklahoma and New Orleans. 

Woodworking in Oklahoma with Ashley Basnight

Ashley Basnight is a software engineer at Boeing and a self-taught woodworker. She has built a following on Instagram @smashingdiy and her website, Handmade Haven, offers tutorials and plans for making your own furniture. 

Follow: @smashingdiy on Instagram 

Mysteries and miniatures with Lady Delaney in New Orleans

Lauren Delaney George is a maker and author who specializes in making curiosities and miniatures. Check out Lady Delaney’s miniature shop on Etsy to see more of her handmade curiosities. You can also pick up her book, “All Dolled Up” to learn how to make fashions for paper dolls. 

Follow: @Lady.Delaney on Instagram

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Lindsay Patross

Lindsay Patross

Pittsburgh born and raised, Lindsay has been writing about the people who love Pittsburgh since 2008.

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