|Project by Jacquelyn Smith||posted 05-29-2011 10:12 PM||2151 views||10 times favorited||12 comments|
This is a set of cherry utensils I made for Walter Lowery, owner of Table Art
My friend commissioned the piece for his birthday gift (and also wishing he would be a good outlet for my work and I would be a good craftsperson connection for him). He sells to many ‘stars’ and has a fairly high budget clientele. I think he likes his set of spoons but regarding business . . . I’m not cheap enough for him. That is fine with me. I’m still trying to find ways to market my work but as many of you understand all too well, it takes time to make fine things and time is money. It was wonderful to get a commission to do these spoons and to have incredibly supportive friends is such a gift . . . thank you Susan!
In trying to work with Walter he asked me to design and give him a bid for a large lazy susan. Immediately I came up with something that I have never thought of before and it is absolutely beautiful. It cost too much for his client but I’m going to build it anyway because it needs to float on someone’s table. Hopefully I will get to do it sometime this year.