This is a piece I plan to build over the next few months to use as a show piece in craft fairs and possibly to put in a gallery. I have lots of connections in the art world so hopefully I can find a home for it.
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Location: Irvine, California
I am beginning as a studio furnituremaker and designer in Orange County, CA. My interest in making furniture was first sparked while studying fine art at the University of California, Santa Cruz. My intense interest in Chinese and Japanese art, which is not distinguished from craft, provided a basis to explore my interest in woodworking through the lens of an artist and a scholar. Although I was often frustrated at the University by what I felt was the closed-mindedness of the academic art world, the chance to study the the theoretical and historical origins of art in tandem with my development as a craftsman, left me with a broad aesthetic knowledge to draw from. After graduating from college I adjusted my studio to suit the needs of a more artisan style of furniture, and completed several pieces that reflect my ecclectic approach to design. The launching of my website is one of many ways I am seeking to broaden my horizons as an artist and craftsman.
-- Adam, http://adamweisfurniture.com
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|commented on||Pretty little writing desk in oak||02-08-2011 08:10 PM|
|started topic||marine varnish over varathane?||10-26-2010 10:00 PM|
|started topic||Where to get interesting wood near Eugene, OR???||07-11-2010 05:32 AM|
|started topic||Need some advice on wood filler....don't cringe!||05-25-2010 08:07 PM|
|replied on||ANGLED Sliding Dovetails.||02-17-2010 12:24 AM|
|added blog entry||Novel Bookshelf- drawing in sketchup||02-17-2010 12:21 AM|
|replied on||ANGLED Sliding Dovetails.||02-16-2010 09:38 PM|
|started topic||ANGLED Sliding Dovetails.||02-16-2010 08:02 PM|
|commented on||Contemporary Table and Chairs||12-17-2009 11:12 PM|
|added project||Ash Stair Rail||12-17-2009 11:03 PM|
|added project||Jatoba Writing Desk||12-17-2009 10:49 PM|
|replied on||Looking to identify antique leg style||09-11-2009 02:02 AM|
|added blog entry||philosophy of woodworking #1: Some Principles of Zen Aesthetics||07-09-2009 11:28 PM|
|commented on||Coffee table with Vt river stones||03-06-2009 03:23 AM|
|commented on||oak toy chest||12-27-2008 06:03 PM|
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I have seen many posts on this site that describe a particular piece as “Zen” and while this word is not used in strict historical definition, I thought it might be interesting for some of you to share a bit about what I have learned about Budd...
So i realize it still needs a lot of work but this website is my first major step into the world of professional woodworking. adamweisfurniture.com Sorry cant figure out how to make it a link. In any case, i am grateful to anyone who takes ...