© 2019 Walt Swanson

The Garvaglia Series

George Nakashima introduced grace to contemporary furniture making.  These designs were inspired by his work, Japanese roof construction, and the spirit of the tea house.  I spent more time staring at the components and thinking about their relationships than actually building.

 

The wood for this series all came from a maple tree that was dear to the family.  It developed a spalting fungus which accounts for the discoloration of the wood.  The furniture is a memorial to a family member.

N.B. This is when I finally had to admit that I needed a real photographer.  All of the great looking images on this site come from the eye of Marta Xochilt Perez:  www.martaxperez.com.  

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