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" A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened."
......Albert Camus

My heart first opened in Taiwan in the early 60's, my family and I had visited a furniture shop there and we were mesmerized by the exotic smells of the Taiwanese Camphor and Incense Cedar, Yew, Cypress and Zelcova, native hardwoods that grow on the Island. Seeing the carvings and the precise joinery in this furniture created in me what would become a lifelong love affair with the craft of cabinet and furniture making, it's the spark that gets me out of bed and makes me look forward to the project that waits in the shop.

I started my bulletin board line in the fall of 2011, it was a simple evolution: needing more organization in the…

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  • Male
  • Born on July 7
  • Joined January 5, 2010

Favorite materials

Antique Artifacts, Birds Eye Maple, Stained Glass, Quarter Sawn Oak, Aged Copper

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FitzWoodys
FitzWoodys

About

" A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened."
......Albert Camus

My heart first opened in Taiwan in the early 60's, my family and I had visited a furniture shop there and we were mesmerized by the exotic smells of the Taiwanese Camphor and Incense Cedar, Yew, Cypress and Zelcova, native hardwoods that grow on the Island. Seeing the carvings and the precise joinery in this furniture created in me what would become a lifelong love affair with the craft of cabinet and furniture making, it's the spark that gets me out of bed and makes me look forward to the project that waits in the shop.

I started my bulletin board line in the fall of 2011, it was a simple evolution: needing more organization in the kitchen and a centralized message center that every one could see and use, I have a son and a daughter, my son who is very artistic loves the old fashioned feel of the chalkboard, my daughter is more pragmatic and prefers the dry erase board, so through necessity and a few different choices a new line was born!

Please visit my shop again as new projects are created weekly

Take care,
Dave @ FitzWoodys

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