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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

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  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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Balboa Park Bench

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  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, 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

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

Viking Ship Hammock Stand

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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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San Gigimano

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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

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  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 […]

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 […]


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