The idea behind this piece was to weave the natural patterns of the highly figured wood into a unified flowing form. DIMENSIONS: 31″h. x 54″w. 26″d.
A small chest with gently curved legs and intimate scale that would adorn most any room in the home. DIMENSIONS: 41″h. x 26″w. x 15 1/2″d. Detail Shot
A playful scaled down version of my Curly Maple Chest made in 2014. It was designed and made as a companion for “Leila’s Desk”, also in the portfolio. DIMENSIONS: 24 1/2″ w. x 18″ d. 42″ h.
This delicate chest of drawers for the dining room uses a minimal amount of space and has a light and airy stance. The subtle upward sweeping curves and composition of the top add quiet interest to this un-mistakably hand made piece. DIMENSIONS: 34″h. x 38″w. x 19″ d. Detail Shot
A second edition of Silver Chest I. I enjoy the opportunity to revisit the design and process of pieces I have made. Often I will make subtle changes to tweak a design and give it a different personality. DIMENSIONS: 35” h. x 36”w. x 18”d.
The early 1980’s was a creative and active time for the Studio Furniture making field. One maker whose work caught my eye back then was John Economaki. He was influenced by Sam Maloof but took Sam’s work to a more refined and elegant place in my mind – no small feat! Unfortunately John developed a sensitivity to wood dust and …
A large and airy desk with plenty of room on top to spread out. The finish was selected to keep the curly maple clear and light in color. DIMENSIONS: 72″ w. x 30″ d. x 30″ h.
This piece was a sculptural and technical adventure for me. It is made from solid wood.
Hat’s off again to Goodhope Hardwoods for the stellar Claro Walnut. The one piece top has swirls, shimmers and beautiful colorings. It’s humbling to work with material like this. DIMENSIONS: 50″w. x 26″ d. x 29″ h.