Currently on display at The Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
The bottoms of each drawer are laser engraved with a series of maps indicating the flow of water from the origin of the New River in North Carolina through subsequent confluences with other rivers, forming larger rivers until the ultimate culmination of the Mississippi River Delta, in Louisiana. There the water that started in the Appalachian Mountains now flows into the sea. The plexiglass is a reference for the transparent nature of the water as well as a metaphor for the connectedness of the drawers and the connections between geographic locations; these are only truly separated by man made concepts.
Blanket chest utilizing a traditional ebonizing solution which turns cherry pitch black paired with reclaimed pine from roof rafters. The ebonized cherry frames the memories held by the old pine slats while the natural edge of cherry top explores the edge of the memories left by the growth of the tree.
Not for sale
Harper's Ferry Confluence
Using the same ebonizing as the Memory Chest the black cherry in this four drawer night stand frames out the reclaimed pine, showcasing the age and innate memories held in the old wood. The hand carved top shows a bird's eye view of the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers at Harper's Ferry West Virginia. River confluences are moments of upheaval where two once calm streams are forced to become intertwined and crash into one another. After the tumultuous collision, however, the two streams merge into one and are calm once more.
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New River Table
In the collection of the Maclay's
The top of this hallway table features a section of the New River which US route 460 crosses in Glen Lyn, Virginia near the West Virginia boarder. The Osage panels are carved with the silhouette of the surrounding mountainous area looking from each of the four cardinal directions.
Macy-Landon Foyer Table
Table commissioned by Beth Macy and Tom Landon to sit in the foyer of their Roanoke, Virginia home.
This design is easily replicated and customizable for a unique and affordable alternative to a traditional bathroom vanity.