A friend gave me some walnut that had been shabbily joined together with dowels into a table top of sorts. I have since cut the walnut into usable lengths, done a lot of planing, laminating, joinery and no small amount of head scratching.
Behold! Stoked on this little piece.
In this day and age many people work all day in front of a screen, their fingers busy creating material for the internet, media, and graphic arts applications. Its hard work, it takes time, but in the end it seems that a few clicks after being finished, a couple million views later it is relegated to obscurity.
Making furniture is similar in the time it takes to create, the hours of labour and hours of contemplation and creation, but what sets this craft apart is the longevity of its relevance. Sure it may only be viewed by a few people, it may be unknown and dwell in a home for no one in the world to appreciate but the few who come across it in their daily lives, but it's longevity and its presence are appreciated time and time again.
What you see above the first picture of a custom built in design for a client. Stay tuned, this one is something different. NBD.