Steve Latta is an accomplished wood worker who has spent over twenty years teaching his love and passion for wood working at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. He has also been a contributing editor for Fine Woodworking since 1994. Steve was interviewed at the Working Wood conference by his associate editor, Barry NM Dima, regarding his thoughts on favorite furniture pieces and tools. His favorite tools are the Lie-Nielsen block planes, Starrett combo square, 1-in. Blue Spruce chisel, and the Gerstner tool chest.
- Steve Latta answers seven questions about woodworking and life in general.
- The questions range from what your favorite wood working tool is to who your favorite wood worker is.
- The original bench that he created, he still has, and plans to keep it for the foreseeable future.
“And he still has his original bench, a repurposed table from a high school chemistry lab. “I have done my best work at this bench, and plan to do a lot more,” he says.”