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Artwork, Chairs, Furniture

The Original Southwest Chair

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PROJECT DETAILS Many times while traveling with the cowboys of Baja California, I would see them playing around with skulls and putting them in humorous places around our camps. In the early 90’s, Southwest furniture was becoming very popular. I wanted to take another look at it. Popular wood- bleached 34”x24”x40”

Artwork

Whitehall 17ft. Sailboat

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  PROJECT DETAILS This was a beautiful lined Whitehall pulling boat, that I modified with a keel and sailing rig. On flat water this boat really flies both on and off of the wind. The Hull is construction is called lap strake as the actual planks overlap each other with no calking. Copper rivets secure […]

Artwork

Brigantine Ship Model

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PROJECT DETAILS Before I decided to do full size woodworking, I built many models. This one is of a brigantine and uses what is called “plank on frame construction”. It is built exactly like the original ship and even uses small (#66 drill size) dowels to secure each plank to its frame. This model took […]

Artwork, Chairs

Marcello Picasso

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Artwork, Chairs, Furniture

Marcello Blue Nude Yves Klein

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Artwork, Furniture

Earthquake Coffee Table

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  PROJECT DETAILS This was titled “are you ready for the big one?” The surfaces are all Formica. In this type of furniture, I like to try and capture the instant of time when an event or sudden change is taking place. For example: a building starting to fall, a piano coming out, a breaking […]

Artwork

Mural of Cave Painting

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  PROJECT DETAILS This interpretive wood application piece is taken from a cave in Baja California “Cueva Pintada” which literally means “painted cave. Note the female figure near the left with a protruding stomach and the adjacent deer with a small deer inside, both suggesting fertility. Various Hardwoods. 14”x40”

Artwork, Chairs, Furniture

Riomaggorio

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PROJECT DETAILS Riomaggorio chair and New York Public Library Bookcase This is a chair designed from the lovely seacoast town of Riomaggorio. The houses wrap around the harbor and the street ascends up a canyon. Dyed popular and chestnut 32”x42”x48” The bookcase, made for the same client is to house a 24-volume Oxford dictionary and […]

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Marcello Pipe Magritte

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Marcello Van Gaugh

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