to my workshop and showroom are always welcome to view
work in progress and finished pieces on hand or to
discuss their own particular projects.
commissioning a piece of work, customers are encouraged
to provide as much input as possible throughout the
design and construction of their particular project. A
design proposal might begin with a picture from a
magazine or a desire to integrate a new piece into an
existing décor. Browsing through my extensive library
may provide additional ideas.
sketches around form and function ultimately lead to
decisions about choice of materials and type of finish.
A scale drawing and an estimate of cost follow.
would proceed after the receipt of a deposit, usually
one third of the finished price.
funds are required during a prolonged construction with
the balance due upon satisfactory completion and
time to complete a commission depends on the scale
and complexity of design. Chairs and tables can be
constructed in a matter of weeks whereas larger fitted
casework is usually more time-consuming. Along the way,
customers are encouraged to give feedback, and are kept
up-to-date with regular progress reports.