On August 25th we received an excited email from sixteen year-old, Jesse Holladay notifying us that he had located our Backcountry Nest.  Along with two friends, Keinan Brown and Kenzie Gage, Jesse headed into the woods with some hand tools and sleeping bags to see what they could find.  Sure enough, the crew stumbled upon […]

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Journey into the backwoods of Oregon with the Shwood crew to construct a community hideaway in the trees. The over sized nest is intended to inspire others to make the trek into the woods surrounding Mt. Hood. Those who successfully locate the fort are encouraged to add onto the structure and share with others. The […]

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Growing up in the wild hills of the Pacific Northwest, it seems like SunRay was always building something. His favorite source of inspiration and materials is the woods around him, “God’s Hardware Store” as he calls it. When working on a project it is not uncommon to see him pick up a saw and head […]

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Portland artist, Jeff Proctor artist recently showcased a slew of personal work during Portland’s monthly “First Thursday” art exhibition.  While Jeff has been commissioned to get creative for the likes of Nike SB, Zoo York Skateboards and Burton Snowboards, he really stands out in his personal work.  We got the chance to attend the opening […]

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We recently caught up with Portland artist, Ryan Bubnis to gain some insight into his work, inspirations, and philosophy. Check out more of Ryan’s work here:  ryanbubnis.com   Filmed by Gary Tyler Mcleod & Austin Will Edited by Austin Will:  Linkedin.com/in/AustinWill About the “Inspired By…” video series: The Pacific Northwest is overflowing with creatives.  Everyone […]

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