Old Times

Today’s picture is a side chair. It is the first chair I ever made. Its design comes from a metal chair at a desk in my shop, a step back chair, and some chairs I saw in a picture of work done by Frank Lloyd Wright. Each of them had something I liked, and something I didn’t. The desk chair

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Dimmer and Dumber

This is how I feel this week. You see a picture of the footboard for a bed that has been commissioned. If it doesn’t convey the impression of being heavy and cumbersome, it’s not because it isn’t trying. This piece has been a perfect example of something that has never been made by me, hard to handle and with an

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Thinking

Maybe taking the lead of the man who said, “You should go to other people’s funerals; otherwise they won’t come to yours” on thinking is a mistake, but in one area I think Yogi Berra got it right. He said, “How can you think and hit at the same time.” How, indeed? If you’re working properly, you have to stop

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