New Location, New Direction

While living in Wisconsin my work was heavily influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie Style. I thought in the move to Western New York that I might be more influenced by the Roycroft style that has its roots, in East Aurora. Three years later, color me surprised! Not only have I not moved toward...
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Another Pin in the Map

The last piece of furniture I finished in 2017 was the 1055th. There are things from New Hampshire to Alaska, from Alabama to California and now Austin, Texas. IMG_2076 Now, go browse the galleries, find something you want, shoot me an email and get your custom order started. Then,...
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Twenty Years Ago

Twenty years ago today was my first day of self-employment. It was a huge leap of faith, I didn’t have any commissions, I hadn’t even been accepted into any art fairs yet. In other words I was totally unprepared for what I was about to do. It was April Fools Day, and I had no idea...
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Mentors

I was recently asked who my mentors were. I think this person was expecting me to say names like Stickley, Greene and Greene, or Maloof. While these men do provide inspiration, I never knew them or worked with them. My mentors are a little closer to home. When my father-in-law introduced me to woodworking with the...
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