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I am a sculptor, woodworker and furniture maker. I enjoy working in all media, but tend to gravitate mostly to wood and metal. I have been building things since as far back as I can remember. I work from a small shop in my home. Most of the boxes that you see here were generated as process pieces. I only start with a vague idea of the form I would like the piece to take and allow the process to inform the finished work. I hope to have some of my smaller furniture work up for sale soon. I hope you enjoy what you see. i am also open to doing custom work if you have a different color size or purpose in mind.
De'/Te basically means "virtue in the sense of "personal character", "inner strength", or "integrity", but was used differently by Confucianists to mean "morality". The semantics of this Chinese word resemble the English virtue, which developed from a (now archaic) sense of "inner potency" or "divine power" (…

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About

I am a sculptor, woodworker and furniture maker. I enjoy working in all media, but tend to gravitate mostly to wood and metal. I have been building things since as far back as I can remember. I work from a small shop in my home. Most of the boxes that you see here were generated as process pieces. I only start with a vague idea of the form I would like the piece to take and allow the process to inform the finished work. I hope to have some of my smaller furniture work up for sale soon. I hope you enjoy what you see. i am also open to doing custom work if you have a different color size or purpose in mind.
De'/Te basically means "virtue in the sense of "personal character", "inner strength", or "integrity", but was used differently by Confucianists to mean "morality". The semantics of this Chinese word resemble the English virtue, which developed from a (now archaic) sense of "inner potency" or "divine power" (as in "healing virtue of a drug") to the modern meaning of "moral excellence" or "goodness".

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