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  • July 5, 2019

Jailbreak fits into the "open cupboard" troupe l'oeil pieces that i have been exploring for  a long time. It's a little different in that there is no depiction of a glass door or a solid door, but a wire cage…

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Pierre Ramond

  • June 21, 2019

Pierre Ramond In 1987 I was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. I wanted to do something special with the money. I contacted the author of a book on marquetry who taught at the celebrated École Boulle in…

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Coffee table

  • June 17, 2019

My first forays into marquetry furniture were modeled on the French Art Nouveau. I used the floral designs that had been jewelry box tops and made bigger panels. Pictures for coffee tables were about four feet long. The table members…

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Wendell Castle game table

  • June 10, 2019

In 1974 I started work for Wendell Castle. The pieces he made were interesting and challenging for me as a relatively inexperienced woodworker. I did a lot of sanding and finishing.... After about a year on the job I was…

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