Based in Taranaki, New Zealand. Workshop in Beach Street, New Plymouth.
Qualified furniture maker / cabinetmaker and designer.
APPRENTICED IN NEW PLYMOUTH, SELF-EMPLOYED 21 YEARS IN THE URUTI
VALLEY, SEVERAL STINTS IN LONDON WORKSHOPS AND TWO YEARS OAKURA,
JUST SET UP A NEW WORKSHOP AT BEACH STREET, NEW PLYMOUTH.
MY INFLUENCES ARE:
MASTER CRAFTSMAN WALLY BRIGGS,
POST MODERNIST FURNITURE, LONDON 1999-2005,
NEW ZEALAND LANDSCAPE AND FLORA OF URUTI,
TIME SPENT IN BARCELONA AND ARCHITECT: GAUDI
I USE A VARIETY OF LOCAL AND DECORATIVE TIMBERS
TO CREATE ORIGINAL DESIGNS FOR PRACTICAL USES
|I am happy to design and make to order around your
own requirements, dimensions and style.
Just get in touch. I can email concept sketches.
Of late I have been using mostly American White Oak ..
a nice grainy timber that looks good in any stain or
left natural. It is suitable for chairs, cabinetrs, beds
and vanity units using my natural stone basins.