Mies van der Rohe said "God is in the details".
I believe that to be true. With a background in
carpentry and woodworking I pay particular
attention to the finish details. I believe it is the
crafted details that make a project unique and personalized for its owners.
Custom mutin bars in the bay cascade
down the building's facade becoming
thinner as it drops through three stories.
The custom mantel includes hand made tiles inlaid in the panels
below the mantel shelf. The mantel
is designed to display the center
plate and matching urns as well.
Porch railing detail:
The client wanted a railing that would provide privacy from the street. The cut-out panels are made from laminated mahogany planks.The design is an abstracted floral motif typical for the Arts & Crafts period of the home.
The new railing on the left leads to a mudroom in the rear of the house. The design is inspired by the more formal stair assembly in the entry hall pictured below. The cut-outs are a playfull interpretation of the original balusters while the newel includes an incised design from the intermediate newels of the formal stair.
When I suggested using a paving pattern to embellish the courtyrad the owner, a Canadian
requested a Fleur-de-lis. The pattern is make of bluestone and blue/grey brick pavers.
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We wanted an railing system that provided privacy fot the
sleeping loft. I suggested the
homeowner, a graphic designer and print maker, design cut panels to be inserted in a railing system.
To be economical, it needed to be a repetative pattern that the contractor could easily cut from a template.