Documenting and promoting experiments in arts, craft, and tech (mainly electronics) in a workshop on beautiful Gabriola Island.
Gabriola Gadgets is me, Konrad Mauch, a retired electronics engineer and technology entrepreneur aspiring to nurture his artisanal interests and to continue his interest in the application of technology. It’s an exploration of the intersection between craft, art and technology. The results are pieces for the home that are fun and functional with a distinct Gabriola Island aesthetic. Materials and techniques come from woodworking, electronics, paper crafts, metalsmithing, and more. All works are made by hand (with help from lots of tools!) on Gabriola Island.
Gabriola Gadgets opened up its workshop for the Thanksgiving Studio Tour again this year. We had over 400 visitors over three days and we sold everything we had to sell. Thanks to all my friends who volunteered to help out!
The Gabriola Woodworkers Guild inaugural exhibit at the Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre was a great success. We probably had over 1000 visitors had over the two days and the members who were selling work did very well. We had everything from kayaks to knives on display, which meant there was something of interest for …
First public event for our Gabriola Woodworkers Guild!