Category Archives: Design

Trestle Table Base

Here’s a trestle table base I did in May. The live-edge top was provided by Jonathan Kelsey of JK Custom Woodworking.

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Honorary Degree Awards

I was recently commissioned by Hampshire College to make these awards for Chuck & Polly Longsworth. Chuck was the second president of Hampshire, in 1971, and the college decided to honor him and his wife with these. I made two … Continue reading

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Set Design for SEED by Chris Perry

I was set designer and prop master for the short film “SEED” directed and produced by Chris Perry of Bit Films. It’s moving into post production, but here’s some press and photos. We filmed it in the amazing Wauregan Building in … Continue reading

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Two Tiered Side Table

I made this table in January, and I’m finally getting around to posting the photos.

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Armillary Beehive

Armillary Beehive, 2012 Stainless Steel & Bronze This is a sculpture for a beekeeper. Left side Left side closeup Right side Right side closeup Backside Backside closeup The ‘studio.’ I did shoot it on white, but I haven’t gone through … Continue reading

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Bird Railing

Last week, I finished the final piece of this railing for a client in Somerville. I’m really proud of it. We started the design in June, and I began forging in July. Three months later, here it is: Approaching the … Continue reading

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Grille installed in Wellesley, MA

Here’s a grille that I installed in Wellesley this past week. Detail

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Forging the Chandelier

Here’s more photos of working on the chandelier. This is the first joint in protruding from the hub had to be fit into the socket in the hub on one end and upset on the other. The sockets were 1-5/8″ … Continue reading

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Evolution of a Foot

A little adventure in design: One of our little projects in Berlin has been figuring out how to forge a foot. One of Henni’s friends is making a chest for the final project in his woodworking apprenticeship. He’s been inspired … Continue reading

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Working Montage

With the healthily established pattern of feverishly posting for a few days and then falling off the face of the planet for months at a time, I think we’re about due for another round. Remember the chandelier project? When last … Continue reading

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Getting Real

So the client said yes to the giant chandelier that I proposed! That’s so cool, but the question is… what next? How do you even begin to tackle a project like this? During the design phase, I worked out a … Continue reading

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