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I have always had, for as long as I can remember, an instinctive affinity for wood. The major purpose
for my work is to find ways, both innovative and conventional, to create objects from wood which give
people the opportunity to find a place for a type of art in their homes which is functional and domestic,
yet retains wild or live form. Though I usually have a design in mind, I do not know exactly how the
piece will look until I am almost done with it. Often I am pleasantly surprised. I am never disappointed.
In keeping with my philosophy of art imitating nature rather than imposing on it, I salvage most of my
wood from timber cuts and sawmills rather than cutting living trees. Although the term "salvage" does
not sound as trendy as "recycle," it is more accurate since the materials I collect have not and would
never be used. It was, in fact, the devastation left by a timber cut on the land around me that drove me
to retool, rethink, and begin a new phase of my woodworking career.
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