We’re on the 2014 AIA San Francisco home tour! 2014-10-22

My big project last year was a whole-house suite of tricky cabinetry and furnishings for a fantastic residential remodel near Douglass Park, SF. It was among my most demanding projects to date, and [I think] the proof is in the …
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Classy kitchen 2014-05-14

Check out this classy kitchen suite we just designed and built for a San Francisco Dolores Park Victorian. Many of the upper cabinet doors boast custom leaded glass inserts by Berkeley glass artist Sabina Frank. We chose frame-and-panel doors with …
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Captured on film. 2014-04-18

Silence Demall and 510 Media made an amazing short about me and my studio. Check it out!
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Tricky Walnut bookcases 2014-04-02

We just finished these tricky Walnut bookcases for an office-cum-guest suite in the Oakland Hills. All looks unified in the end, but each side bookcase is actually a stack of cabinets facing different directions, with interior drawers, secret cubbies, etc. …
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Maple & Walnut credenza 2014-03-27

Just finished a credenza / bookcase for a long-time patron. I had been saving this beautiful piece of curly Maple for just the right project – and I think it couldn’t have found a better application than this top. Check …
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Reclaimed Oak table 2014-02-15

An architect friend / customer of mine found this really cool, antique steel coffee table base, in need of a top. I had a thick plank of reclaimed Red Oak that had been waiting for just such a project. Lots …
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Walnut Kitchen 2014-01-30

Horizontal grain Walnut kitchen I did back in 2011 – just got around to photographing. Custom pantry pull-out with adjustable shelves. Planter insert on the window sill behind the kitchen sink. This room was not the original kitchen of the …
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Identifying wood. 2014-01-30

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Beer keg vacuum press. 2013-12-22

My friend and frequent collaborator, Steve Pellitteri, is a mad scientist. Check out this vacuum press he made using an old Coors beer keg and stuff he had lying around his shop. Who doesn’t love tools made from beer kegs… …
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Slab coffee tables 2013-04-02

I just delivered a pair of nesting, live-edge coffee tables to a residence in Greenbrae, Ca. The tops were assembled from slabs of locally salvaged Black Acacia – with reinforcement detailing in Eastern Black Walnut. The legs were custom-made by …
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