The Lost Carving

I have been reading The Lost Carving, a wonderful book by David Esterly, which details both the story of 17th century carver Grinling Gibbons and Esterly’s development as a craftsman in his own right.  The book is well written and allows me to focus my thoughts during my ferry ride to and from Kitsap County. […]


I recently had my first experience shipping a commission rather than delivering it personally. I shipped the 70” version of my Media Center from Seattle to a client in San Jose, California. I received a few quotes from different companies, but with sage advice from my employers and the Northwest Woodworkers’ Gallery, I ended up […]

First Solo Show

I am about to have the first solo show of my career at the Northwest Woodworkers’ Gallery this Friday in Seattle. The show will run about a month, the opening is teaming up with the Belltown art walk that happens every second Friday from 6 to 9 o’clock. I am very excited about my first […]

My Unusual Commute

Currently, I am working part time for Tim Celeski making his wonderful outdoor furniture a couple of days a week. This job really solidifies my inhabitance in Seattle because I have to ride the Edmonds-Kingston ferry twice a week to get to the town of Indianola. This commute has taught me as most regular ferry […]