A rare example of a commission in wood. A carpenter did the structural work, and Matthew Palmer and I designed and carved the mantle detail. The home is near an old lighthouse, so we themed the design from there. Herons are common here, and the owner loves herons, so we incorporated them into the lighthouse […]
Solid cherry wood, laminated and molded to the basic profile by furniture make Brooke. A little hard to tell from these puics, but the lead stood proud of the matrix. A lot of effort to get that done. In real life it’s worth it. These were published in Columbus Monthly Magazine, as I recall. I […]
This entry is based on the images of the various Chakras as provided to me by the client (a yoga instructor). The piece is carved from a single poplar tree, as provided by the client. The negative spaces were first drilled to depth before being shaped. Steve, my assistant for this piece, was deaf. Very […]
I regret not having better pics. These were made for a bar in Indianapolis through a contractor, and I never saw them installed. I’ve always enjoyed wood, but haven’t had a lot of call for it. The expressions were key. I imagine leprechauns are pretty mellow. I can’t remember why this guy had a hammer. […]
I have done some wood carving… not a lot… but enough to have great respect for those that are very good at it. I love it when clients ask me to do things that challenge my existing skill set.