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Most of Leah's art is based on Phi, also known as the Golden Ratio.
Weathered ash and walnut
Mixed hardwood and barn board
Driftwood and cherry
Mixed hardwood, barn board, and sea glass
Pine and barn board
Open studio weekend for the Greater Ithaca Art Trail
Cabinets built for various businesses and homes.
Ash, maple, and walnut
Cherry with walnut trim and sycamore branch handles
Maple and birch with applewood branch handles
Maple and walnut with sycamore branch handles
Maple and birch with sycamore branch handles
Ash and birch with sycamore branch handles
Tables and benches for the office and home.
Cherry and walnut
150 year old salvaged wood from a a Greek Revival renovation.
Walnut with cherry butterflies
Walnut, butternut, and hackberry
Walnut slab, ash stump, and maple
Ash with walnut butterflies
Walnut and butternut
This light is made from a section of 150-year-old post removed from a Greek revival building during a restoration.
This light was constructed from cherry veneer leftover from another woodworker's project.
Follow the build (and the adventures) of the teardrop trailer at www.alligatorteardrop.com.
Before hitting the road
Camping in Florida
Early in the process
These are some of the steps that go into building a custom piece.
I'm lucky to live an area where every piece of wood comes from within a 10-mile radius. Here I'm having an ash tree milled that fell on a friend's lawn.
Two slabs from a local walnut tree destined to become a table
Mapping out a dining room table
Walnut slabs planed and roughcut to size
Laying out the butterfly keys that will stabilize the table and keep the cracks from growing
Butterfly keys inserted and glued
Filling the cracks with epoxy
Bridle joints hold the base together
Completed dining room table
Paring a mortise
Scraps from a roadside construction site become a table top
Wood shavings from planing a table top
A clean shop is a happy shop