As a twelve year old I set up my first workshop in my basement while other kids were playing Little League baseball. A decade later I was an apprentice to a master furnituremaker in Seattle, then studied for two years with James Krenov at the College of the Redwoods. In 1989 I established my first independent studio in Western Massachusetts where I have been designing and building furniture ever since.
My furniture is fully functional but also highly sculptural. It is often described as poetic, graceful, and exquisitely detailed. While I have a solid foundation in classical furniture making and design,... (more)