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My background is in English literature and scholarly publishing. While these pursuits reflect my love of words and ideas, I have also always loved making things with my hands. I have long believed in the arts and crafts philosophy that human hands, with all their imperfections, are more spiritual than machines, and have discovered that building from vintage, reclaimed materials everyday domestic objects that are useful, architecturally interesting, and aesthetically pleasing gives me great satisfaction. It allows me to express myself artistically, recycle beautifully aged materials that would otherwise go unseen, and serve the needs of multiple communities, birds and birdwatchers among these. I go to my work with pride and enthusiasm, seek to learn something new with the creation of each work, strive to improve my wood and metal working skills, and look for beauty in combinations of the form, texture and color of the materials. I make…

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  • Born on May 18
  • Joined February 2, 2012

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vintage wood, hardware and metal

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About

My background is in English literature and scholarly publishing. While these pursuits reflect my love of words and ideas, I have also always loved making things with my hands. I have long believed in the arts and crafts philosophy that human hands, with all their imperfections, are more spiritual than machines, and have discovered that building from vintage, reclaimed materials everyday domestic objects that are useful, architecturally interesting, and aesthetically pleasing gives me great satisfaction. It allows me to express myself artistically, recycle beautifully aged materials that would otherwise go unseen, and serve the needs of multiple communities, birds and birdwatchers among these. I go to my work with pride and enthusiasm, seek to learn something new with the creation of each work, strive to improve my wood and metal working skills, and look for beauty in combinations of the form, texture and color of the materials. I make birdhouses and other objects that I would personally be proud to own.

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