5 cutting-board makers, designers, builders, models and makers you can support during coronavirus - Part 2
Pictured: Brandon Cannon of Cycle Cats makes handmade bike and lifestyle bags and is a student at SCC. Follow him on IG @cycle.cats!

Do you have everything you need for Mother's Day? Or want to support Sacramento local makers?

With many Sacramento-area makers, small business owners and freelancers affected by the coronavirus crisis, we want to make sure those who want to support can do so. Check out the first part of this list in our first blog post here.

Let's support Sac-area makers and entrepreneurs in this time of need! - Team Hacker Lab

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1) Oscar Briones - OB Woodworks

Cutting Boards, Charcuterie Boards, Cheese Boards, serving Trays - Reach out on IG @obwoodworks.

Oscar is one of our success stories! He went from taking a Makers Gonna Make meetup to selling at our first holiday bazaar.

From the founders: "My family is healthy, employed, assisting with home-schooling or Grandkids. Enjoying the extra time to continue more woodworking."


2) Matthew Lechowick - Matthew Lechowick Design

Interior & Product Design - See work on his website and Behance.

Matthew is an interior designer who creates unique products, shelves and furniture pieces. He's based in midtown, just a few blocks from Hacker Lab.

From the founder: "I'm most passionate about understanding a clients needs and how I can create design solutions for them."

Sac Tree Foundation's Urban Wood Rescue program and Hacker Lab

Sac Tree Foundation's Urban Wood Rescue program and Hacker Lab

Follow Matthew on Instagram @matthewlechowick

3) Quiana Pendleton - Freelance Model/Voice-over Talent/Brand Ambassador for AvoCurl

Modeling, voice-overs, natural hair styling products for textured hair. More info on AvoCurl can be found here

Quiana is using Hacker Lab to acquire and develop new skills. She's developed products, made connections and attended our workshops as a member of our Pathways program.

From the founder: "I am passionate about being a resource/talent for clients execute their brand's needs and education people about how to take care of their hair."

Find Quiana on Instagram@qmap08

Josh Aguilar and Hacker Lab


4) Scott Brady — Scott of all Trades

Handyman service , design build, maker - Get in touch on Facebook

Scott is based out of Citrus Heights and does everything - repairs, maintenance, design builds, emergency storm repairs and more.

From the founder: "I custom design and build play structures, outdoor kitchens, fire features, waterfalls, cosplay props and whatever else you may need."

2019 roundup with HL move, Makers Gonna Make, Don Wells and more

2019 roundup with HL move, Makers Gonna Make, Don Wells and more


5) Brandon Cannon - Cycle Cats

Handmade bike and lifestyle bags, specializing in waxed canvas - Buy on his webite.

Brandon is a rad bicycle-bag maker who daylights as a full-time SCC student. Read more about him below and snag some awesome bike gear! Summer is here..

From the founder: "I work from home, in my garage studio, and I'm also a full time student at SCC. During the Spring/Summer, I would typically sell at market place events such as River City Marketplace, bike races and rides, and community events. During this time, I have only been able to make sales through my web store: CycleCats.com. I enjoy working with my hands, and making tangible, useful art. I love the feeling of a sturdy fabric in my hands, and the beauty of a well loved canvas bag."

2019 roundup with HL move, Makers Gonna Make, Don Wells and more

2019 roundup with HL move, Makers Gonna Make, Don Wells and more

Follow Cycle Cats and Brandon on Instagram @cycle.cats and on Facebook.
That's all for part 2! Look for these folks on our Instagram this week and next. Are you interested in getting on the list for future promotion? Fill out the form here.

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