My first custom installation of 2013. Thanks to Kathleen Ash of Studio K for all the tips and advice on using the proper glass adhesive. One aspect of the design I didn't fully appreciate until I photographed it was how the layout with the tile creates a bit of a glass box optical illusion which is evident in some of the shots. The vertical leg is set into the tile work.
Walnut Cabinetry with Eucalyptus Panel Work 2012. Though this piece looks minimal there is a great deal of complex functionality and flexibility worked into the design. All the case pieces are imbedded into and through the Eucaluptus panels providing chase ways to run wiring between all units and to the floating shelves which each have a removable hatch access...
This door was designed and commissioned by Alterstudio Architects for a new house. The entire residence is low-key, modern, and solid.
Molly needed a TV cabinet that also housed the stereo speakers, DVD player, and cable box. We both wanted the speakers contained, so they were integrated into the cabinet behind white speaker grille cloth. The handles are cocobolo wood with bronze stand-offs by Hawkeye.
International architecture firm Gensler opened a new office in Austin, TX at the W Hotel. I met Lance Yeary of Gensler at the East Austin Studio Tour in 2010, where he saw a massive walnut slab at my shop. His firm immediately commissioned this table. The only drawback was that the 15 foot long slab would not fit in their feight elevator. Lance said, no...
Thanks to the wonderful architects at Alterstudio who designed this kitchen, I was fortunate to be recommended for this project as cabinetmaker. Normally I do not provide counter tops and finish hardware, but because of the tightly nested design, I engineered and supervised the fabrication and installation of all stone & stainless steel counter tops/backsplash and stainless finish hardware.
Fused stacked 1.25" thick glass presented by forged steel brackets is a door handle on a stunning 5'x8' ipe door.
Curved kiln cast panels provide privacy for a small party room in this restaurant.
Kiln cast plate glass in a forged steel armature serve as privacy screen and signage for this restaurant.