This project started as a wood interpretation of the new Guild Logo
Another set of parts was made in the process and it became a loose version
Later the two emerged as a natural process of associations
As of 2012 this piece has been chosen for the People's Gallery at City Hall
The Taj is shaped to a point at the top with kerf bent plywood and solid - template cut - maple trim.
For the client -a UT Professor's - tea pot collection.
A Niche at the end of the hall way- which was another room disguised behind ....the niche - an inset in the wall to display sculpture.
The Gift shop needed White Oak jewelry display stands in the style of the architecture and cabinetry....
In the shape of cones, discs, chunks, and cubes - in linen and white oak.
Fall 2009 Museums & More Magazine: Beautiful new jewelry cases motived the Gift Shop team to come up with a new visual merchandising plan.
"We had a local woodworking artist design oak fixtures to match the wood tone of the cases. then we lined the cases with soft celery linen and created linen cones
for necklaces ....."
Betsy wanted a classic Early Texas Desk with all modern hardware and fittings. Their home in the Avenues has tall ceilings and plenty of books. An extraordinary batch of walnut arrived on the day of my visit to the lumber yard. A dream come true for all.
The Evans home is a very modern structure - built on a cliff in the Northwest Hills.
The project started with a wall to wall shelving system for the Weaving Room.
Downstairs a home entertainment center equipment cabinet was built to fit a long list of components.
A Living Room niche cabinet held the cable box, newspapers and magazines.
Outside of the guest bedroom - a Privacy Screen Fence made of ipe was built to spare the guests from a view of the neighbor's drive way....
Outdoor spaces are transitions between your house and the world.....
they greet you on arrival, and provide a sanctuary or a buffer - to make a statement or
to purely enjoy being outside.
Objects are carved and shaped daily in the shop
as commissions, fabrications, models, and sculptures.
Usually a very detailed drawing is required to begin...
or perhaps ... just the memory of a dream.
As my picture framing experience developed, i sought out classic period style frames
to challenge my techniques. Lately I have completed many new shapes and configurations.