“I am pleased to be involved with AKS as I am interested in educating braiders about what they love to do. My husband, Dave, and I met Rodrick Owen in 2001. After seeing some of Dave’s woodworking in our home, he asked him if he would be interested in building Japanese braiding equipment. After sleeping on it, Dave said, ‘Yes’, and here we are seventeen years later. BraidersHand!