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Loft bedroom

Loft bedroom

A loft bedroom with closet and desk underneath

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St. Edward’s University Chapel


Renovation of historic chapel by Pollen Architects

Photos by Whit Preston

Corpus carving by Rebecca Cantos-Busch


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Kincannon Studios

From its inception, the work of KINCANNON STUDIOS has drawn inspiration from places with a past. Our primary interest is to create architectural and sculptural environments that facilitate a textured, transitional experience.

As design professionals, we have carried our skills from the tradition of stone sculpture and masonry construction into the realm of…

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posted on May 20, 2015  |  permalink  

Relief Carving

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The Big Medium Studio tour continues this coming weekend......Visit David Amdur, Guild Chairman- at his South Austin Studio on 4000 Clawson Road.

Visit West. Big Medium, org for more information

This new piece will be on exhibit at the West Artist Studio Tour on the weekend of May 16th and 17th

from 11-6.  

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Sling Chair

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White Oak or Lacquered Ash sling chair with rug (designed by Alyson Fox, produced by HawkinsNY) used as inaugural sling

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Gardner Restaurant

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Designed and manufactured complete suite of furniture for Gardner Restaurant in Austin, TX. 

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Graduation Mace


This as a graduation mace of saple and maple . The display stand is anigre.

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posted on March 14, 2015  |  permalink  

Custom Exterior Wall Sconce

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Custom lighting for the design firm Butter Lutz in Austin, TX

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posted on March 4, 2015  |  permalink  

Dragon Fly Wall Sconce

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This dragon fly wall sconce is a  beautiful example of our meticulous work.

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Giacomo Bench

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Solid walnut or white oak bench with hand woven paper cord seat. 

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Giacomo Rocker

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Solid walnut or white oak rocking chair with hand woven paper cord seat. 

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Bleached Oak Doors


We were recently commissioned to make 6 interior doors for a remodel by Austin builder, Scott Murray.  Scott’s clients wanted the doors and cabinets to be as light in color as possible, so a two-step bleaching process was approved on an ash sample.  The doors and moldings had to be constructed prior to going through this bleaching process.   Four of the final...

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Avenue D kitchen addition

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This classic Ave D  kitchen was expanded and matching cabinets were required.  I was asked to make the replacements exactly like the originals.



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Beacon Buffet

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Walnut Buffet / Sideboard with tambour door and leather drawer pulls

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St. Edward’s Chapel

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St. Edwards published this article about the newly renovated chapel featuring three Guild members - Macek Furniture, Hawkeye Glenn, and Kathleen Ash.  Corpus carved by Rebecca Cantos-Busch.

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posted on December 18, 2014  |  permalink