Tables for Two; New semester at KBS; Placemakers at the Bemis

It’s been a crazy few weeks. I’ve moved to a new house, started my second full semester as a mentor with the Kent Bellows Studio and have several major projects going on, including two large conference-type tables that are commissions for growing Omaha small businesses. Balancing these two tables has been one of the trickier challenges I’ve faced since starting … Read more »

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An Unfinished Story: Patrick’s & Amy’s Table

This evening I delivered my latest commission, a redwood and maple dining table, to my new friends Patrick and Amy. The modern design combines reclaimed redwood originally used in the casks of the former Falstaff Brewery with (mostly) reclaimed maple. Besides being infused with the history of the local brewery, the redwood boasts a rich range of open and closed … Read more »

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Patrick’s & Amy’s dining table

Oh, man, I’ve been waiting for a project like this to come my way for a long time. Can you guess why? A. I get to use some beautiful, rare and locally significant wood that I’ve been hoarding for a long time. B. The design tells a story about the people it is for. C. Both A & B If … Read more »

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