Cutting Horse

The pun, “saw-horse,” came easily. Finding a satisfying way to make one from saws took a couple years of collecting and some trial. Made from saw blades and recycled wood, this piece is mechanically fastened, not welded. Aproximately 15″ long.   …Continue Reading


All Politics is Local

A flat earth projection from Berkeley, CA. With an idea from Jerry Derblich and the generosity of Max Dichter. Exhibited at Berkeley City Hall, 2008 Published, Science Magazine, 10/27/2008Lost, May, 2012, recovered, Fall 2012. Repairs are underway. Original maps are   …Continue Reading


I Swear and Vow

I tried for over a year to find a nice old chalkboard on which to carve this resolution. Eventually I gave up and just made my own. This is the only piece I’ve built solely from raw materials. Grounding the   …Continue Reading


Carving Out Time

A phrase replaces 12 numerals. Start reading from the top, clockwise, of course. ‘At this moment.” Built from salvaged hardwood, this piece can be reproduced on order. hardwood, 15″ diameter   


Table of Contents

Many technical books contain matter better presented in a database. Here, “Tables of the Incomplete Beta Functions,” become a small table filled with blocks made from assorted tables of content from my collection. Cover remains ajar no matter how you   …Continue Reading


Catalog of Attachments

An early exercise to expand my vocabulary of tangible conjunctions. I think of my work as a form of constrained, tangible writing. Thus it made sense to me that this piece was built in a knock-off of a printer’s tray,   …Continue Reading


Reading Chair

  Unlike most of my shelves, the book titles in this chair are of no importance. Made from a set of tiny Funk & Wagnall’s encyclopedias, pencils and salvaged wood (~6″ high) Collection of Leyburn Library, Washington & Lee University


Pedestal Table

Leather bound ledger book, wood, dictionary This piece can be shipped flat-packed for re-assembly. Please inquire for shipping cost. 27 in. high x 21 in. wide Lost, May, 2012. Recovered January, 2014


Reading Table

A thematic approach to books in a table top. Here, the books must agree in color, thickness and subject, such as it is. It took quite some doing to find four that could fit together even this well. Imagine if   …Continue Reading


Mitered Table

Created as a proof of concept for mitering books. Once I taught myself how to make neat corners I knew that I could make larger table tops. This table was lost to theft in May, 2012, recovered in Fall, 2012.   …Continue Reading


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