Trojan horse

Trojan horse

Illumivation Studios Trojan horse for Field Museum's The Greeks exhibit. 18 foot tall horse was installed on top of subway head station.

Trojan horse

Trojan horse

Illumivation Studios Trojan horse for Field Museum's The Greeks exhibit. 18 foot tall horse was installed on top of subway head station.

Trojan horse

Trojan horse

Trojan horse rear view.

Trojan horse in progress

Trojan horse in progress

Trojan horse completed wooden sections.

Trojan horse

Trojan horse

Trojan horse leg section rough layout.

Trojan horse

Trojan horse

Trojan horse completed leg section.

Tablet TV cabinet in progress

Tablet TV cabinet in progress

Illumivation Studios. Retro TV cabinet for AT&T tablet display. Made of mahogany. Dimension 24" l x 12" h x 2" d

Tablet TV cabinet in progress

Tablet TV cabinet in progress

Illumivation Studios. Retro TV cabinet for AT&T tablet display. Made of mahogany. Dimension 24" l x 12" h x 2" d.

Tablet TV cabinet rear view

Tablet TV cabinet rear view

Illumivation Studios. Retro TV cabinet for AT&T tablet display. Made of mahogany. Dimension 24" l x 12" h x 2" d

Tablet TV cabinet finished product

Tablet TV cabinet finished product

Illumivation Studios. Retro TV cabinet for AT&T tablet display. Made of mahogany. Dimension 24" l x 12" h x 2" d

Rolling bar unit in progress

Rolling bar unit in progress

University of Chicago Stage Lab production "The Art of Questionable Provenance." Dimensions 6'-4" l x 2'-8" w x 3'-6" h

Rolling bar unit in progress

Rolling bar unit in progress

University of Chicago Stage Lab production "The Art of Questionable Provenance." Dimensions 6'-4" l x 2'-8" w x 3'-6" h

Rolling bar unit

Rolling bar unit

University of Chicago Stage Lab production "The Art of Questionable Provenance." Dimensions 6'-4" l x 2'-8" w x 3'-6" h

Bamboo rolling wagons

Bamboo rolling wagons

Dallas Theater Center production FLY. Worked with team of other artisans and carpenters to build and dress.

Bamboo rolling wagons

Bamboo rolling wagons

Dallas Theater Center production FLY. Worked with team of other artisans and carpenters to build and dress. One of four

Pharaoh's bed

Pharaoh's bed

Dalas Theater Center production JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Built removable headboard and base for oval mattress.

Welcome to Egypt Billboard

Welcome to Egypt Billboard

Dallas Theater Center production JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Built rolling "Welcome to Egypt" billboard.

Side chair

Side chair

Original image of Jens Risom side chair.

Side chair

Side chair

Vector works drafting of Jens Risom side chair

Side chair in progress

Side chair in progress

Mortise pockets for floating tendon joints,

Side chair

Side chair

Completed construction. One of two.

Side chair

Side chair

Completed chair with cotton webbing upholstery. One of two.

Benches

Benches

Glimmerglass Festival production CAROUSEL. Benches, built six total out of 2 x 10 material.

Benches

Benches

Glimmerglass Festival production CAROUSEL production still

Rolling ladder/easel

Rolling ladder/easel

Dallas Theater Center production ART.

Dining table

Dining table

Zach Theatre production MOTHERS AND SONS.

Cellist stools

Cellist stools

California Institute of the Arts Opera production. Matching set of cellist stools

Rolling wood scrap storage

Rolling wood scrap storage

Illumivation studios, Approximate dimensions 8 ft x 4 ft x 4 ft

Rolling wood scrap storage

Rolling wood scrap storage

Illumivation studios, Approximate dimensions 8 ft x 4 ft x 4 ft

Red and Blue chair

Red and Blue chair

Finished reproduced Gerrit Rietveld's Red and Blue Chair in box steel and plywood.

Red and Blue Chair

Red and Blue Chair

Original image of Gerrit Rietveld's Red and Blue Chair

Red and Blue Chair in progress

Red and Blue Chair in progress

Red and Blue Chair in progress

AK-47 assault rifles

AK-47 assault rifles

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point production MEDEA. One of three non firing AK-47 assault rifles.

AK-47 assault rifle in progress

AK-47 assault rifle in progress

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point production MEDEA. One of three non firing AK-47 assault rifles.

AK-47 assault rifles

AK-47 assault rifles

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point production MEDEA. Completed set of three non firing AK-47 assault rifles.

Lamp/table class project

Lamp/table class project

California Institute of the Arts class project. Approximate dimensions 12"x 12" x 3 ft.

Lamp/table class project in progress

Lamp/table class project in progress

California Institute of the Arts class project. Sheet metal table base.

Lamp/table class project in progress

Lamp/table class project in progress

California Institute of the Arts class project. Sheet metal table base with box tube legs

Lamp/table class project in progress

Lamp/table class project in progress

California Institute of the Arts class project. Using oxy-acetylene torch to add twists to detail pieces.

Lamp/table class project in progress

Lamp/table class project in progress

California Institute of the Arts class project. Twisting detail pieces after heating with oxy-acetylene torch.

Tempest tree in progress

Tempest tree in progress

Dallas Theater Center production THE TEMPEST. Metal frame stage. One of four

Tempest tree in progress

Tempest tree in progress

Dallas Theater Center production THE TEMPEST. Lathe wrap stage. One of four.

Tempest tree in progress

Tempest tree in progress

Dallas Theater Center production THE TEMPEST. Muslin and texture layer. Christmas lights are embedded in the texture for trees. One of four.

Completed trees

Completed trees

Dallas Theater Center production THE TEMPEST production still. Built the frame and structure for two of the four trees. And helped apply the texture treatment to all trees and mountain.

Examination table

Examination table

California Institute of the Arts production DR. FAUSTUS. Built metal frame, then attached plywood that was skinned with sheet metal.

Examination table in progress

Examination table in progress

California Institute of the Arts production DR. FAUSTUS. Frame in progress.

Examination table in progress

Examination table in progress

California Institute of the Arts production DR. FAUSTUS. Completed frame with plywood skin.

Aluminum table

Aluminum table

Original source image of aluminum table with marble top.

Aluminum table in progress

Aluminum table in progress

California Institute of the Arts TIG welding class project.

Completed aluminum table

Completed aluminum table

California Institute of the Arts TIG welding class project.

Rolling work tables

Rolling work tables

Arizona Theater Company work tables. Designed and built the metal frames for rolling tables. Each table dimensions 8 ft x 4 ft. Tables work together in multiple configurations; independently, end to end for 16 x 4 feet of workable space, or side by side for 8 x 8 feet of workable space.

Rolling work table

Rolling work table

Arizona Theater Company work tables. Designed and built the metal frames for rolling tables. Each table dimensions 8 ft x 4 ft. Tables work together in multiple configurations; independently, end to end for 16 x 4 feet of workable space, or side by side for 8 x 8 feet of workable space.

Sewing machine runoff table

Sewing machine runoff table

Arizona Theater Company. Designed and built metal frame for rolling table. Has a swing up leaf extension for wider projects.

Salon chairs reupholstery

Salon chairs reupholstery

Goodman Theatre production WAR PAINT. Reupholstered 4 salon chairs.

LBJ's desk chair

LBJ's desk chair

ZACH Theatre production ALL THE WAY. LBJ's desk chair after headrest extension and reuphostery

LBJ's desk chair original look

LBJ's desk chair original look

ZACH Theatre production ALL THE WAY.

LBJ's desk chair

LBJ's desk chair

ZACH Theatre ALL THE WAY production still.

Wicker furniture cushions

Wicker furniture cushions

Glimmerglass Festival production AMERICAN TRAGEDY.

Arm chair reupholstery

Arm chair reupholstery

Arizona Theater Company production LOVE JANIS.

Arm chair reupholstery in progress

Arm chair reupholstery in progress

Arizona Theater Company production LOVE JANIS.

Arm chair reupholstery original look

Arm chair reupholstery original look

Arizona Theater Company production LOVE JANIS.

Beach umbrella

Beach umbrella

Arizona Theater Company production TWELFTH NIGHT. Beach umbrella. Patterned from worn out umbrella from stock to reproduce in Sunbrella fabric.

Beach Umbrella

Beach Umbrella

Arizona Theater Company production TWELFTH NIGHT. Beach umbrella. Patterned from worn out umbrella from stock to reproduce in Sunbrella fabric. Black version with scalloped edges and fringe.

Beach chairs upholstery

Beach chairs upholstery

Arizona Theater Company production TWELFTH NIGHT. Added fabric sling seats to beach chair frames. Constructed blue and white fabric from scratch to create desired number of stripes and spacing.

Reconstructed baby pram.

Reconstructed baby pram.

Viterbo University production.

Baby pram original condition

Baby pram original condition

Viterbo University production.

Baby pram canopy original condition

Baby pram canopy original condition

Viterbo University production.

Car benches

Car benches

LaCrosse Community Theater production DRIVING MISS DAISY production still.

Car benches upholstery

Car benches upholstery

LaCrosse Community Theater production DRIVING MISS DAISY

Car benches upholstery

Car benches upholstery

LaCrosse Community Theater production DRIVING MISS DAISY

6 pack beer can carrier

6 pack beer can carrier

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

6 pack beer can carrier

6 pack beer can carrier

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Research image of beer can carrier

Research image of beer can carrier

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Schlitz beer original image

Schlitz beer original image

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Schlitz beer reworked image

Schlitz beer reworked image

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Schlitz beer cans

Schlitz beer cans

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE. Four cans were opened during each performance, this is a quarter of the total cans made.

The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE production still.

The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE production still.

Pretzel bag source inage

Pretzel bag source inage

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Pretzel bag

Pretzel bag

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Pretzel bag side view

Pretzel bag side view

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Fritos bag source image

Fritos bag source image

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Fritos bag

Fritos bag

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Fritos bag side view

Fritos bag side view

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Fritos bag back view

Fritos bag back view

Dallas Theater Center production THE ODD COUPLE.

Bread bag source image

Bread bag source image

Dallas Theater Center production FLY BY NIGHT. Sandwich counter bread bags. One of three.

Bread bag reworked image

Bread bag reworked image

Dallas Theater Center production FLY BY NIGHT. Sandwich counter bread bags. One of three.

Bread bag source image

Bread bag source image

Dallas Theater Center production FLY BY NIGHT. Sandwich counter bread bags. Two of three.

Bread bag reworked image

Bread bag reworked image

Dallas Theater Center production FLY BY NIGHT. Sandwich counter bread bags. Two of three.

Bread bag source image

Bread bag source image

Dallas Theater Center production FLY BY NIGHT. Sandwich counter bread bags. Three of three.

Bread bag reworked image

Bread bag reworked image

Dallas Theater Center production FLY BY NIGHT. Sandwich counter bread bags. Three of three.

Sandwich counter

Sandwich counter

Dallas Theater Center production FLY BY NIGHT.

Fly By Night

Fly By Night

Dallas Theater Center production FLY BY NIGHT production still.

Woodworking and carpentery

Metalwork and welding

Upholstery and Soft Goods

Photoshop Projects

R2D2 Halloween Costume

R2D2 Halloween Costume

Halloween costume for toddler nephew

Mr. Grin

Mr. Grin

ZACH Theatre production PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Made from an old violin case. Added clocks for eyes, keys for teeth, and new red interior.

Mr. Grin original look

Mr. Grin original look

ZACH Theatre production PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Old violin case before modifications

Mr. Grin

Mr. Grin

ZACH Theatre production PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Old violin case before modifications

ZACH Theatre

ZACH Theatre

ZACH Theatre production PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Mr. Grin. Added pink violin tongue.

Funeral floral arrangement

Funeral floral arrangement

ZACH Theatre production ALL THE WAY. Created large floral arrangement for funeral scene.

Monkey skull castings

Monkey skull castings

Dallas Theater Center production THE WIZ. Monkey skulls for chandeliers and throne dressing. Props carpenter created the molds, then I took over to cast over 100 skulls using rotational slip casting technique.

key skull castings

key skull castings

Dallas Theater Center production THE WIZ. Monkey skull jaw bones for chandeliers and throne dressing. Props carpenter created the molds, then I took over to cast over 50 jaw pieces.

Monkey bones

Monkey bones

Dallas Theater Center production THE WIZ. Monkey bones for chandeliers and throne dressing. Over 150 bones were hand carved out of Styrofoam by entire prop department.

Monkey bones chandelier

Monkey bones chandelier

Dallas Theater Center production THE WIZ. Finished monkey bone chandelier. Props master completed construction of chandeliers. One of three.

Monkey bones chandeliers

Monkey bones chandeliers

Dallas Theater Center production THE WIZ. Monkey bone chandeliers. One of three

Evilene's throne

Evilene's throne

Dallas Theater Center production THE WIZ production still.

Kewpie doll

Kewpie doll

California Institute of the Arts Production INVOLUNTARY HOMICIDE. Kewpie doll bank. One doll was intentionally broken during each performance, spilling pennies throughout the stage.

Kewpie doll casts in progress

Kewpie doll casts in progress

California Institute of the Arts production INVOLUNTARY HOMICIDE. Kewpie doll bank. Plaster of Paris casts in progress. Dolls were rotationally slip cast to create hollow space for pennies.

Kewpie doll in progress

Kewpie doll in progress

California Institute of the Arts production INVOLUNTARY HOMICIDE. Original doll is on the right, next to finished cast doll. Mold components made from Smooth-On Body Double.

Kewpie doll bank

Kewpie doll bank

California Institute of the Arts production INVOLUNTARY HOMICIDE production still

Floral wall

Floral wall

Cleveland Playhouse production TWELFTH NIGHT. Greenery floral wall. Worked with fellow prop artisans and scenic painters to create this large multi-layered greenery wall.

Floral wall

Floral wall

Cleveland Playhouse production TWELFTH NIGHT. Beginning layering process

Floral wall

Floral wall

Cleveland Playhouse production TWELFTH NIGHT production still.

Antique mirror panels

Antique mirror panels

Dallas Theater Center production CABARET. Faux antique mirror panels. Props master created the multi--step, multi-layer spray paint technique then I took over to create over 100 panels to dress the house, set, and band area.

Antique mirror panels

Antique mirror panels

Dallas Theater Center production CABARET. Faux antique mirror panels installed on house knee walls

Antique mirror panels

Antique mirror panels

Dallas Theater Center production CABARET production still.

Faux candle Menorah

Faux candle Menorah

ZACH Theatre production A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Flicker flame Menorah. Each candle was made from PVC pipe and has one City Theatrical incandescent candle kit. All nine candles were wired together to one central switch.

Faux candle lanterns

Faux candle lanterns

Cleveland Playhouse production YENTL. 16 lanterns with battery operated tea lights were all wired with external switches.

Beaded window

Beaded window

Arizona Theater Company SOUVENIR. Beaded window contains close to 3000 hand strung and crimped beads, spaced one inch on centers.

Beaded window in progress

Beaded window in progress

Arizona Theater Company production SOUVENIR. Beaded window, crimping jig.

Beaded window in progress

Beaded window in progress

Arizona Theater Company SOUVENIR.

Leather sword belt

Leather sword belt

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point costume crafts class project.

Leather sword frog

Leather sword frog

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point costume crafts class project.

Leather satchel

Leather satchel

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point costume crafts class project.

Cardboard chair

Cardboard chair

California Institute of the Arts class project. Chair is made from only four pieces of medium ply cardboard. Contains no glue or mechanical fasteners. Constructed by using notches and folds. Held the weight of 200 pound person for countless days.

Field Museum Trojan Horse

Time Lapse Video

Crafts and Misc.