Process driven, handcrafted, custom furniture designer and maker with a love for all things handmade.
I specialise in one-off, considered pieces that feature proud joinery and wood-on-wood construction; avoiding the use of nails and screws where possible. I am fascinated by Japanese joinery techniques and the array of hand tools used to create them along with the close relationship between tool and user. Hand tools connect me to the process that I value and enjoy just as much as the final product, which I hope permeates through each piece.
Longevity and sustainability are my leading design cues when creating new pieces. They are made with forethought for maintenance and future repairs. I work with sustainable or recycled timbers where possible and design the dimensions according to the sizes available. Methods of joinery are then considered which informs the final design and aesthetic of each piece with proud visible joinery being a feature rather than being hidden.
My aim is to impart a sense of permanence into our everyday objects through the use of well-thought-out construction and materials paired with timeless, clean designs that will live through generations.
Each piece is created with the intent of ageing beautifully and being passed down.
All enquiries welcome
My work consists predominantly of custom orders commissioned by you. Pieces shown are simply a portfolio and snapshot of my journey so far. They are in no means what is available but more of an indication of what is possible. I offer free reign in design (bound by physics) or if you just love what I have made before please get in contact.
I welcome custom commissions and all your ideas and would love to collaborate on your new piece of forever furniture.
Workshop visits by appointment
The Workshop 608 608 Port Road Allenby Gardens SA 5009 Australia