Having restored antique furniture and chairs for many years I have a deep knowledge and understanding of wood. My work tries to capture the spirit, character and texture of the tree Which I turn into bowls, platters and hand-carved burls. I have designed many "one of a kind"pieces, my latest being "Hollycones" and parquetry-inlaid platters.
Like our native Indian people I strongly believe trees have living spirits. When working with Highly figured woods, many different unexpected i...
The story of Side Street Studio is more than the history
of a business. It is the physical expression of a belief
that real art should be accessible to everyone. It is
also the evolution of a business model supported by
principles of community-building economics.