Rupert Williamson, though lesser known than Makepeace is every bit as gifted.  When it comes to chair design, I’d call him a Rocket.  Oh he can and has done other stuff as well. A bookcase that looks like undulating seaweed, is very much a jaw dropper.  I only saw the pictures and the model but […]

This past March my wife and I made a long overdue trip to England.  Though like the US it has its issues, I love that country almost as much as ours.  While there, we had the great pleasure of visiting two furniture artists and the great honor to meet and attend the Enthronement of the […]

Well we have taken our once-every-decade (nearly) tech leap.  Besides a computer, router and soon a printer upgrade, we have also purchased a little thing called a Surface.  Rather than jumping the fence into the Apple orchard, we have chosen to remain in the wilds of the PC jungle.  Why would we not make the […]

Yes it’s that time of year again when we who dream up, draw up, cut up, fit up, finish up, and then hope we have energy to show up at various shows to display our original pieces of art furniture.  It’s a risky business…it’s sort of the adult version of, “Hey Mommy, do you like […]

In general I would say, leave the jewels and take the tools.  In deciding what to take, my thinking went mostly like this…”Assuming I will loose it all, there is no way I can load the big stuff and though it would be expensive to replace, it could be.  What I will need most however […]