Waiting to be inspired by spiritual gifts from above I began again to finish the Altar I am donating in the name of my parents . Both died one month apart recently. The suppressing anxiety of my loss dictated I depart from woodworking for awhile...
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Location: fredericksburg Texas
My work is shaped by forty years of artistic and creative learning, living and working to re-create the rhythm and beauty in nature she provides for my evolving unique perspective. I canvass nature as my palette to give me the material to fire my inspiration into beautiful sophisticated one of a kind unique creations. Growing up oa a rugged south Texas ranch nurtured my independant spirit to love natural materials forming an intimacey with nature and a unique unkown spirituality. Working in my youth as a cedar chopper , deck builder, house framer and cabinet maker gave me a work ethic for Architecture school. Teaching me the value of decorative arts, special orientation and love of minalmist modern design. Working in the Architectural millwork field for over fifteen years as a Draftsman, shop foreman and project manager, tenured me an education in production techniques and finishing I still value and build upon today. For the last twenty five years I have been running my own studio drawing upon all my live experiances to create one of a kind, graceful , sophisticated limited production studio furniture along with decorative sculpture for timeless treasures as a gift to you.
-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart
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|added project||"Challis of Love"||05-13-2016 12:48 PM|
|added blog entry||New Altar #4: New Altar 4#||01-17-2016 05:33 PM|
|added blog entry||New Altar #3: New Altar 3# cutting the shape||08-20-2015 02:03 PM|
|added project||African trophy kudu desk and chair.||07-11-2015 02:17 PM|
|added project||Ebonized Curved Legs||06-29-2015 01:23 AM|
|added project||cousins funeral urn.||06-23-2015 06:35 PM|
|added project||Happy Mom Day Urn||05-11-2015 12:47 AM|
|added blog entry||New Altar #2: Altar Lay out||03-20-2015 01:27 PM|
|commented on||Box Elder burl bowl||03-18-2015 11:39 AM|
|commented on||My travails with General Finishes Enduro Conversion Varnish||03-18-2015 11:34 AM|
|commented on||What do you do for a living?||03-08-2015 06:04 PM|
|added blog entry||New Altar #1: New Catholic Altar||03-05-2015 12:58 PM|
|started topic||New Altar||03-04-2015 10:39 AM|
|replied on||New to woodworking in any real sense, need some help understanding lumber stock.||03-02-2015 10:09 PM|
|replied on||Table Saws - List your make and model||03-02-2015 09:58 PM|
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It has been a while since my last blog and construction of the Altar because I ve had to put my dreams away and put both my parents at peace may they both rest in peace. The Altar is my personal donation to the catholic church in memorial to my p...
Seeing the model again and again I started to lay out the Gothic Cathederal Arches but first I wanted to have knowledge of the how the old craftsman layed out the arches. I researched on Utube the many different ways how two concentric circles l...
In the heart of the Texas Hill country there is a small German community of Fredericksburg Tx. I attend an old Germanic Gothic style church my great grandfather built and my great Uncle was the Architect circa 1903. The church committee has commis...
Picasso was so prolific. His idea’s for new techniques and new colors stretched the imagination . I read where he would walk thru the front door into a small anti chamber filled with rocks , bones , thumb nail sketches of natures beauty to...