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Niki de St. Phalle

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 […]

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Viking Ship Hammock Stand

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 […]

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New York City Park Bench

  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 […]

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San Gigimano

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 […]

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Balboa Park Bench

  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 […]

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Coffee Table with Cave Paintings

  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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The Original Southwest Chair

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”

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Earthquake Coffee Table

  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 […]

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Whitehall 17ft. Sailboat

  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 […]

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Mural of Cave Painting

  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”


 
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