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WoundedWood is the name of my shop/studio in Austin, Texas. I have over 3 decades of experience as a professional artist, designer, animator and craftsperson. Over 20 years ago I began turning found and reclaimed materials into sculptures and furnishings.

All of my wood is reclaimed. Most of it is 60+ years old and salvaged from old homes in Austin. This gives my pieces personality and also makes them a sustainable product. I strive to create pieces that are unique, affordable and durable. I don't use patterns and every piece is different. When the material runs out I have to seek out new materials to work with and I design my pieces around how much of that material I have available to me and how it speaks to me. I finish my pieces with tung oil, shellac or non-VOC sealer so they are safe for indoor display. I want my customers to cherish these pieces and with proper care…

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  • Joined April 4, 2009

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Reclaimed, Distressed, Vintage, Wood

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About

WoundedWood is the name of my shop/studio in Austin, Texas. I have over 3 decades of experience as a professional artist, designer, animator and craftsperson. Over 20 years ago I began turning found and reclaimed materials into sculptures and furnishings.

All of my wood is reclaimed. Most of it is 60+ years old and salvaged from old homes in Austin. This gives my pieces personality and also makes them a sustainable product. I strive to create pieces that are unique, affordable and durable. I don't use patterns and every piece is different. When the material runs out I have to seek out new materials to work with and I design my pieces around how much of that material I have available to me and how it speaks to me. I finish my pieces with tung oil, shellac or non-VOC sealer so they are safe for indoor display. I want my customers to cherish these pieces and with proper care they should last many lifetimes. Whenever possible I will provide a history of the materials and their origins.

Have a look at where I do my work here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoundedWood/about

Blogging at: http://thelittlehouseonahill.tumblr.com/

My professional portfolio is here: http://raytracer.com

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