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My interest in wood started when I was a boy working in my Dad’s shop. And now, working with wood is my passion. I am always fascinated by the creative palette of colors, patterns & textures that wood provides. I love creating and building original designs, as well as taking a customers request for an idea and making it tangible. I like over coming design issues and my specialty is new challenges. In particular, I enjoy repairing a piece that it’s owner thought was destroyed. I build my pieces one at a time and each piece is unique in it’s own way. My favorite woods to work with are Black Walnut, Cherry & Jatoba, but I work with many others. I am concerned about the environment and work to apply the ethic of sustainability to my woodworking. I also make it a point to understand the woods in my shop so that I can successfully use them.

I am thankful to continue doing what I love;…

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  • Joined March 27, 2011

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About

My interest in wood started when I was a boy working in my Dad’s shop. And now, working with wood is my passion. I am always fascinated by the creative palette of colors, patterns & textures that wood provides. I love creating and building original designs, as well as taking a customers request for an idea and making it tangible. I like over coming design issues and my specialty is new challenges. In particular, I enjoy repairing a piece that it’s owner thought was destroyed. I build my pieces one at a time and each piece is unique in it’s own way. My favorite woods to work with are Black Walnut, Cherry & Jatoba, but I work with many others. I am concerned about the environment and work to apply the ethic of sustainability to my woodworking. I also make it a point to understand the woods in my shop so that I can successfully use them.

I am thankful to continue doing what I love; creating wood pieces that will be enjoyed by others. I feel paid when my work rewards me with a customer’s smile.

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