|View travisowenfurniture's:||home||workshop||projects (9)||blog (0)||reviews (3)||forum topics (1)||buddies (2)||favorites (1)||activity log|
91 posts in 1564 days
Location: Rogue River, OR
Making something dead into a living breathing useful implement for human use is rewarding as it is strange. You don't have to understand it to like it. And you use it without having to like it. Everyone has furniture, some of it just has more soul.
I use locally harvested wood (such as pallet wood and old logs I stumble upon) as well as locally bought wood to build tables, cabinets, and whatever I feel like. I use machines to do the major shaping, but try to do most of the joinery and final shaping by hand. Each piece has it's own unique vibe just as every piece of wood has a different personality. I find inspiration from patterns in nature, industry, and great woodworkers like James Krenov and Alan Peters. In the end, I want the wood I have chosen to sing loudly in harmony within the form of the piece I have created.
I'm 25 years old. I've been woodworking for a little over a year.
Latest Activity | view all »
|commented on||A nice little table||09-03-2011 07:10 PM|
|commented on||Arts & Crafts Wall Clock||09-03-2011 07:01 PM|
|commented on||Experimental lampshade||09-03-2011 06:55 PM|
|added project||Sofa Table with Granite Insert||09-03-2011 06:09 PM|
|commented on||Event Horizon||06-23-2011 04:13 AM|
|replied on||Question: Water based over Danish Oil?||05-23-2011 03:27 AM|
|replied on||Question: Water based over Danish Oil?||05-22-2011 06:59 PM|
|replied on||Question: Water based over Danish Oil?||05-22-2011 04:00 AM|
|commented on||Morris Chair||05-21-2011 11:20 PM|
|commented on||Pier Plank cabinets||05-21-2011 11:12 PM|
|started topic||Question: Water based over Danish Oil?||05-21-2011 11:02 PM|
|commented on||Alan Peters inspired Oak Cabinet||03-27-2011 06:06 AM|
|commented on||Mini voided hollow forms series 1||03-26-2011 08:18 PM|
|commented on||The Other Guys "Gator wants his gat back!"||03-26-2011 08:03 PM|
|added project||Alan Peters inspired Oak Cabinet||03-26-2011 07:43 PM|