Night photography on the Turquoise Trail, New Mexico


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Ten Thousand Waves, Santa Fe

Ten Thousand Waves infrared color 3Color infrared. Hoyo filter. Fuji X100T.

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Ebony Folder


Ebony (bone) folder for book binding, box making or paper arts.

Folder Dimensions: L: 5.75″ x 1″

Box Dimensions: L: 7.5″ x W: 3.” x H: 2.25″

I rarely use power tools, instead I shape wood with handtools such as planes, chisels and saws. The folder is shaped by hand. The Walnut box is hand dovetailed. The folder itself rests inside
the box on a wooden pedestal.

The box has a hand rubbed oil finish, then polished with wax. There is no finish or wax on the folder, only the natural Ebony wood that has been hand rubbed for a fine sheen.

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This bone folder is hand carved using African Ebony and inlayed with Mother of Pearl.. The folder itself is housed in a handcrafted box made of Walnut.

You may see my book binding tools in person at the Colophon Book Arts Supply, Kentuck Arts Center, and the Morgan Papermaking Conservatory.

I make each tool by hand, so no two tools will be exactly alike.

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Artist’s Easel


Artist’s easel handcrafted from walnut.



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Artist’s Easel (first look)



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Nic’s New Banjo

Last weekend I delivered a commissioned banjo to Nic.

There are many parts of my job that I love, but none match the moment when I deliver the finished handcrafted piece.

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Friday Evening


A nice way to end the week.

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