spiral mirror

dimensions: 31″ x 11″ x 1-½”

materials: walnut, cobalt blue acrylic rod, glass mirror

embellishments: sculpted, steam-bent shape

the story
This wall mirror was built as a companion piece to a bench I created for a client to fit into a small area in her entryway.  Since the walnut had been harvested off of her property I knew that the wood had special meaning to her.


30 ½” x 5 ½” x 1 ½”

materials: sycamore

embellishments: cobalt blue dowel


12″ x 12″ x 1″

materials: unknown veneer diverted from the dumpster, solid walnut edging

embellishment: acrylic dowel

sycamore wall mirror

20″ diameter

materials: sycamore

embellishment: dowel detail, pyrography, ebonized finish

steam-bent hand mirror

hand mirror with steam-bent handle

17″ x 5″ x 1″

woods: walnut, box elder

embellishment: pyrography

the story
For me as an artist, the story behind a piece is almost as important as the piece itself. I believe it creates more of a bond between the owner and the object if the backstory of a piece is known. This is the story of how this mirror came into being…