Robinson Yost is a woodworker and boatbuilder in Oakland, CA. In addition to making furniture, he has restored historic wooden boats at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, PA and the San Francisco Maritime Museum. He also studied traditional Japanese joinery and tool use with master carpenter Jay Van Arsdale, enjoys greenwood working and spoon carving, and strives to utilize locally and sustainably sourced lumber in his work. Robinson has previously taught boatbuilding courses for youth and adults at the San Francisco Maritime Museum and assisted one of our Twelve-week Furniture Intensives in 2021.
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