Stops the cats from falling!

The wood for this project was destined for the off cuts pile at the mill. It had been dried too fast and developed checking throughout it’s thickness, normally rendering it unusable. A bit of epoxy fill and a defect now becomes a feature. The steel is welded right into the wood, creating a strong, elegant, […]

Why do people store heavy pots and pans up high above the kitchen area? Down low is the way to go! Perfect for smaller living spaces.  

My personal nightstand. Nature mixed with old school elegance came out as an Art Deco tree.

At first this was a piece to sell, but after removing the bark on this burl the pattern resembled the Van Gogh. Sometimes when you build things it’s hard to let go. It now proudly holds my bar hardware.

Before I joined the Vancouver Colab, I flattened this burl slice by hand. Scrub plane, jointer plane, jack plane and smooth plane.

My first “real” project, and my first welding project. The proportions between the legs and top are not quite right, but I’m still proud of how it came out. Used to chop and prepare food on a daily basis.

I needed a light fixture and the local lighting store wanted $3000 for something similar. One of my first inspirations to go “do it myself”.

A commission for a co-worker, and a prototype for me. I wanted to explore if I could fuse the wood and steel together without fasteners. The result is industrial, yet sleek and modern.

Stops the cats from falling!

The wood for this project was destined for the off cuts pile at the mill. It had been dried too fast and developed checking throughout it’s thickness, normally rendering it unusable. A bit of epoxy fill and a defect now becomes a feature. The steel is welded right into the wood, creating a strong, elegant, […]

Why do people store heavy pots and pans up high above the kitchen area? Down low is the way to go! Perfect for smaller living spaces.  

My personal nightstand. Nature mixed with old school elegance came out as an Art Deco tree.

At first this was a piece to sell, but after removing the bark on this burl the pattern resembled the Van Gogh. Sometimes when you build things it’s hard to let go. It now proudly holds my bar hardware.

Before I joined the Vancouver Colab, I flattened this burl slice by hand. Scrub plane, jointer plane, jack plane and smooth plane.

My first “real” project, and my first welding project. The proportions between the legs and top are not quite right, but I’m still proud of how it came out. Used to chop and prepare food on a daily basis.

I needed a light fixture and the local lighting store wanted $3000 for something similar. One of my first inspirations to go “do it myself”.

A commission for a co-worker, and a prototype for me. I wanted to explore if I could fuse the wood and steel together without fasteners. The result is industrial, yet sleek and modern.

Cat Catcher

Live Edge Coffee Table

Butcher Block Kitchen Island

Art Deco Nightstand Tree

Burled Bar

Tree Light

Industrial Chefs Table

Overhead Light

Modern Table

Cat Catcher

Live Edge Coffee Table

Butcher Block Kitchen Island

Art Deco Nightstand Tree

Burled Bar

Tree Light

Industrial Chefs Table

Overhead Light

Modern Table