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December 23, 2014

Cloud Hidden.

    In Chinese landscape paintings of the Sung Dynasty (11th Century) there is a tradition of leaving areas of blank space, termed Xuwu, (1) nothingness. […]
July 21, 2014

Maple and Yew Bench

Maple and Yew Bench; June 2014. Had wanted to make something like this for awhile. I had been seeing all these beautiful and interestingly shaped pieces […]
May 23, 2014

Theremin

                  Art Deco Theremin Cabinet;   May 2014. A Theremin is an early electronic musical instrument designed by Leon […]
March 18, 2014

‘Opium’ Bed

‘Opium’ Bed; March 2014. A recently finished commission was for an ‘opium’ bed. The client was looking for something  more aesthetically pleasing than a ‘overstuffed couch’ […]
December 29, 2013

Carved with Love

    The Victoria and Albert Museum in London England and the BBC have recently collaborated on a series of documentaries  that explore various craft traditions within […]
June 17, 2013

Spalted Alder Spice Rack

June 5, 2013

Salmon Berry Mirror Frame

                  May 28th: 2013 Added this small touch to either corners of a mirror frame that I recently […]
April 30, 2013

Living Artfully

  Last year I submitted a short piece of non-fiction writing to be included in ‘Living Artfully; Reflections from the Far West Coast’. Surprisingly it was […]