EDWARD JACOB WOODWORKING     
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A woodworker for over 40 years, I still love the process of designing and making beautiful objects in wood. Formerly a furniture maker, my work now consists of handcrafted boxes, vessels, and chests. The smaller scale allows for more design freedom,  as I am unhindered by considerations inherent in creating larger functional pieces.

I employ various traditional techniques including frame and panel construction, vacuum press bending, and inlay. Post-modern architecture, traditional Japanese architecture, modernist sculpture, and contemporary jazz have been some of the influences on my work. I infuse my pieces with contrasting components such as hues of color, curved and straight lines, hard and soft edges, etc. At times the contrasts are subtle; at other times distinct to the degree of polar opposites. A sense of unity is the overall guiding principle influencing my aesthetic decisions.

The following pages show examples of my work. You can double click on all images to enlarge them. The prices include shipping anywhere in the continental United States. Massachusetts residents add 6.25% sales tax. If you don't see what you're looking for here, I am happy to fill custom orders. Please call or e-mail first to make sure the item is still available before sending a check.

 

 

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