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I have been a craftsman, carpenter, contractor, cowboy and collector of found beauty almost my entire life. I am more at home climbing around in the mountains, digging up treasures from old miner dump sites, or exploring old logging roads than having cocktails at the club. Not to say that isn't fun too.
My experience working with wood and metal and all forms of building materials has guided me to a new passion for creating pieces that capture their inherent beauty in whatever stage of the evolutionary process they're in. I love restoring and reinventing the often overlooked stones, and wood and rusty stuff I've collected, and I hope that I have "re-presented" them in a way that depicts their natural perfection and singular beauty.
It is also important for me to preserve the source of this wood and to only use what has either died naturally or has been cleared for roads or fire prevention. I do not harvest,…

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  • Joined July 10, 2012

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natural wood, stone, metal

About

I have been a craftsman, carpenter, contractor, cowboy and collector of found beauty almost my entire life. I am more at home climbing around in the mountains, digging up treasures from old miner dump sites, or exploring old logging roads than having cocktails at the club. Not to say that isn't fun too.
My experience working with wood and metal and all forms of building materials has guided me to a new passion for creating pieces that capture their inherent beauty in whatever stage of the evolutionary process they're in. I love restoring and reinventing the often overlooked stones, and wood and rusty stuff I've collected, and I hope that I have "re-presented" them in a way that depicts their natural perfection and singular beauty.
It is also important for me to preserve the source of this wood and to only use what has either died naturally or has been cleared for roads or fire prevention. I do not harvest, cut, or trim any living trees.
This is a labor of love for me, and the wicked tangle of reds, blondes and blacks buried under this tree's rock hard bleached out surface provides plenty of both.

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