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Chairs

Sarvanoan Chair

post dateAugust 16, 2017  •  post comments number

This copy of a Sarvanoan chair was made in beech and later had a custom seat pillow put in.

Chairs

Nuevo Rocking Chair

post dateAugust 12, 2017  •  post comments number

PROJECT DETAILS I wanted to design a new rocking chair that was totally different and had to connection with the popular “maloof” rockers. In this chair, the seat is floating on long metal dowels into the legs. To keep the frame from moving, the rear legs are set at an angle to the front. Wenge […]

Furniture, Items for Sale

Live Oak coffee table

post dateAugust 12, 2017  •  post comments number

PROJECT DETAILS This is made from California live oak salvaged from the 03 Cedar fire 26”x54”x19” — $1100  

Artwork, Chairs, Furniture, Items for Sale

New York City Park Bench

post dateAugust 12, 2017  •  post comments number

  PROJECT DETAILS This piece evolved out of some stair rails that I been working on. New York, both old and new is represented and surrounds the velvet seat of central park. The end sections (not shown) are taken from the external framework of the twin towers and the rest of the city (chair) seem […]

Artwork, Chairs, Furniture, Items for Sale

Balboa Park Bench

post dateAugust 12, 2017  •  post comments number

  PROJECT DETAILS I thought that Balboa Park would be a great theme for a “Park Bench”.  The arched bridge and sidewalk promenades are perfect for the base structure.  The lily pond is the center with the some of the other park structures surrounding it.   This piece was made for the Mingei show summer 2008 […]

Artwork, Niki de St. Phalle

Niki de St. Phalle

post dateAugust 12, 2017  •  post comments number

ABOUT THE PROJECT For seven years I had the incredible opportunity to build, first furniture and then artwork for the late French artist, Niki de St Phalle. Many of Niki’s works are of large playful figures and she has done several outdoor sculpture gardens including the Tarot Garden in Italy and the Queen Califia’s Magic circle […]

Chairs, Furniture

Balboa Park Bench

post dateAugust 12, 2017  •  post comments number

I thought that Balboa Park would be a great theme for a “Park Bench”.  The arched bridge and sidewalk promenades are perfect for the base structure.  The lily pond is the center with the some of the other park structures surrounding it.   This piece was made for the Mingei show summer 2008 $11,500  

Artwork

Viking Ship Hammock Stand

post dateAugust 12, 2017  •  post comments number

PROJECT DETAILS A client wanted me to design a hammock stand for his living room and asked me to come up with some unique ideas. Using my boat building background, I came up with several.This is a close-up of the Dragon Head showing the fine detail work. The head was an original design. With the […]

Artwork, Chairs, Furniture, Items for Sale

San Gigimano

post dateAugust 12, 2017  •  post comments number

PROJECT DETAILS This art chair is from the Italian hill town of San Gimigano, which is famous for its surviving towers, and church, all of which are used. The seat works around the town square with the well under the seat. I can remember buying chestnuts in Tuscany and seeing many beech trees, so these […]

Artwork, Furniture

Coffee Table with Cave Paintings

post dateAugust 12, 2017  •  post comments number

  PROJECT DETAILS This inlaid top was inspired from the many cave paintings that I have visited in Baja California. The woods were selected to simulate the actual colors found in the caves. The table itself is a totally modern design contrasting to the ancient art of the top. This won 1st place in contemporary […]


 
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