I believe I may have recreated the ancient bamboo torture technique in the shop today. A sliver of walnut made it deeper than the base of my nail and all I was doing was hand sanding! I don’t know why the instinct to laugh and jump in place kicked in. Glad the little wood bastard is out.
A sculpted desk lamp in walnut, steel, and purpleheart – some of the favorite woods used by Matt Downer Designs.
Walnut and steel dining table, 38″ by 84″. This example of fine woodworking was finished and delivered to a Telluride client in the first week of March.
An 8’6″ adjustable chandelier in walnut. This woodwork is for a house in Telluride, Co. Notice the steel and wood canopy that creates a level surface from which the lower canopy is suspended.