The furniture I design and build is inspired primarily by architecture and sculpture. The gouged surface of the liquor cabinet shown on this site, for instance, was my interpretation of the large basswood reliefs created by Hiromichi Iwashita. The structu

My work is intended to stand out, both in design and workmanship, while maintaining a subtle presence. I choose woods that I feel good about using ”" either domestic or European ”" that are both appealing and fine to work with hand tools. I avoid using rain forest woods and the “wow factor” that their grain often yields, preferring to use creative design elements and unusual texturing methods to develop furniture with details that draw curiosity and show integrity throughout the piece.


Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.


A drafting specialist will create a blueprint of your idea using computer aided design (CAD) software. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.


Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.


These factories will mass produce your designs.