Announcement Intricate wood inlay art, framed and ready to display. All pieces are my original designs. I cut them out with a laser, hand glue, and finish. I select the frames and mount the pieces myself.
Intricate wood inlay art, framed and ready to display. All pieces are my original designs. I cut them out with a laser, hand glue, and finish. I select the frames and mount the pieces myself.
Old rocker finds his hands still work
I've always been interesting in visual arts. I remember taking photos in Yosemite with my mother's Brownie - a roll film camera. My grandfather used to sit with me, cover a section of my photo with his palm and say, "now with out this part it's a *great* shot." I've taken photos all my life as a way to capture the quirky things that fascinate me.
Off and on in my life I've worked in wood. I love the feel of the tools in my hands; the vibration of a motor running, a tool taking just the right cut from a spindle. Alas, I've never been able to develop the skills that would create beautiful things. Functional, yes; coveted, no.
A few years back I discovered that computer controlled tools were coming down in price. Down to the point that I could put my hands on them. Run them. Make with them.
I have a strong command of the computer and coupled to actual tools has allowed me to render the images in my head to the real world.
These days I am often at a TechShop location using their breadth of tools, both sophisticated and brutally basic, to create things that in all my life I've only been able to imagine.
I hope you enjoy the fruit of my labor as much as I do.
Owner, Maker, Designer
A geek who enjoys working with his hands, reading, cooking, and experimenting. A sponge for information and connections.
I take great delight in little things. The turn of a page, a falling leaf, a crack in a stone, a spark of electricity, the tick of a clock. I keep an open mind and sometimes I can feel these forces and things combine in unexpected ways. When they do I take out my sketch book or camera and try to capture the essence of what has been born. These frozen moments often become the basis for my art.
All the designs are my own and I personally make all the pieces, wherever possible. When I use another craftsman (such as for casting a work in bronze) I will note that in the description.
I hope you look at my art and see things that I imagined - and things I did not. I hope everyone can find at least one piece that speaks to them in a way they were not expecting.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
Each piece ships in its own package so I cannot provide a shipping discount on multiple items.
I do not ship internationally at this time. If you see an item you really want, then contact me and we'll see if we can work something out.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you have any questions about an item , please ask before you buy. I am happy to describe the piece in more detail or provide additional detailed photos.
If for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase, I urge you to contact me so that we may devise a solution together. I do not accept returns but am completely open and willing to resolving any problems that may occur.