the work is slow, but the weather improves…

When you return from vacation there is always that fleeting window of time when you realize that “real life” seems to go along at an unhealthy pace sometimes; a tide churning against the rocks of commitments and constraint. That window of enlightenment always seems to draw to a close too abruptly, like jumping into an ice cold… Continue reading the work is slow, but the weather improves…

You say mortice and I say mortise. Let’s call the whole thing off.

“VERNACULAR: The language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people of a country or region” (Oxford English Dictionary) Popular culture has taught me to call it “folk” furniture. Antiques dealers have convinced me that it is “rustic” or even “primitive.” Peter Follansbee and Chris Schwarz, on the other hand, have given me a new lexicon… Continue reading You say mortice and I say mortise. Let’s call the whole thing off.