The "Samuel" rocking chair is made of solid walnut with bent laminated strips of maple for the back slats. Made with solid mortise and tenon jointry and complently hand shaped this chair will stand the test of time.
Made from half a dozen discarded chair the "Unwanted Rocker" shows what can be done with what would have ended up in a landfill. Also giving the individual parts of the chairs a new function then originally intended for example using a backrest as rockers and a seat as a back rest.
Made with four different domestic species of wood, "It's A Long Story" is a book matching experiment. Book matching is a process of resawing lumber in half than flipping it open like a book. Creating two nearly identical pieces of wood. This process is visible through every piece in the cabinet.
Made as a commission this cabinet was designed to hold books or records in its highly figured Ash door panels, Black Walnut frame, and legs, Curly Red Maple interior panels and, Hard Maple top.
Inspired by grey owl on its surface the "Owl Entry Table" is just as much an art piece as it is a functional piece of furniture. The owl was burned into the basswood slab using pyrography techniques. The front aprons are an abstraction of the wings and the flat to tapered legs are inspired by the shape of the feathers.
The "Forest Meeting Table" is a collaberation with Jin Choi for Stella's Place, a mental health organization in Toronto, Ontario. Made of locally sourced solid hard maple the "Forest Meeting Table" is a series of dowel like trees attached by custom fabricated steel brackets.
The "Wildfire" coffee table has a live edge Bubinga top and turned solid aluminum legs. Named after its highly figured and graphic grain patterns "Wild Fire" sits at 42"x28" and 17" high.
The "Bear Chair" is made of a solid cherry frame and cherry plywood seat and backrest. Inspired from animalistic forms the "Bear Chair" was created for Grizzly Bear qualities which were abstracted into known furniture elements.
The "Shop Stool" was inspired by an old steel stool that was height adjustable by a threaded rod. This "Shop Stool" is made with curly maple and has a steel shaft and two lock collars to adjust the height. It has a lazy susan bearing that allows the seat to rotate without adjusting the height at the same time.
A collection of various wine boxes. Customizable by wood, size, and pyrography. Great for gifts or personal display.
A single stand alone frame and three foldable frames made of walnut, with polychromatic printed with dye on linen screens. A collaboration with Madeleine Baigent.