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Silicon Valley, CA, US
I'm a writer, producer, woodworker and author of the book, The Handmade Skateboard (Springhouse Press, 2014). For seven years I worked as an editor and producer at Fine Woodworking and The Taunon Press, where I edited and produced articles and videos with some of the best authors and educators around the country. There I developed my interest in traditional woodworking tools and techniques, and many of the projects I've built are inspired by the articles and videos I helped publish.
High-performance skateboard decks pressed from 7 layers of maple veneer
Handmade pinstripe cruiser skateboard deck from various hardwoods
Handmade skateboard deck with marquetry design
I based the design of this bed on the popular Morris Chair. It is made of quarter-sawn white oak and is loaded with mortise and tenon joinery
A small lidded box turned to look like a miniature barrel
I turned this small collection of forms and a box with lid from some chunks of redwood burl left over from bigger bowl projects
This platter is turned from a hunk of California Redwood burl. The bark inclusion on the rim gives it an artistic kick
This round mirror made from African Mahogany with a carved diamond detail around the rim is based on an example produced by Charles Shackelton
This turned bowl is made from a spalted sugar maple log from New Hampshire. By chance, the perimeter features an abandoned maple syrup tap hole.
I turned this set of poplar bowls from a log salvaged after a tree fell in my neighborhood. Each was finished on the lathe with food-safe walnut oil. The wood…
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