Monthly Archives: August 2010

Stick Picking

In the northwest people that pick greenery for florists are known as brush pickers.  I need branches, not greenery.  The easiest place for me to mine is my back yard.  The new piece in progress is called Black Bird / White … Continue reading

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Pull

Pulls for me are typically the last part of a piece of work be it furniture or mechanical artwork.  Furniture is a style decision – mechanical works have to have weight + design as the pull for the Cloud Shaft did.  I hollowed out the … Continue reading

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Working on the High Wire

I’ve been currently working on two pieces in my studio.  The first is High Wire Mechanical Theatre which is getting very close to being completed.  I lined up a few construction shots to give an idea of process.     … Continue reading

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Cloud Shaft construction notes

The other piece I am currently working on is Cloud Shaft Mechanical Theatre.  Just like the High Wire MT this one is based on a truss which supports the piece.  The trusses are held together with with a lot of #2 … Continue reading

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