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A number of pieces I've carved, ranging in size from 2 inches to 18 feet tall, have to be categorized under the general heading of "DECOR". To see details of one of them, just click its picture.
 
       
 

KAYS TREE

This tree is in the home of Kay Lenz. She commissioned it in 1973. It took about 8 months to complete. Made of red oak, it covers a wall and extends down the stair case.
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MERV'S TREE

Merv Griffin hired me to carve both sides of this 18 foot standing eucalytis tree on the grounds of his Hollywood home.

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STEVE MARTIN BANJO

Steve Martin commissioned this solid body, non-electric banjo in 1970. It took over 2 years to make. There's an interesting story behind it... Click the picture for details.

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STARSHINE

This is my daghter, Starshine at 3 years old. I carved it for my sister, Yolanda as a Christmas present. It stands about 10 inches high..


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Henry Likel

Henry Likel, Merv's art director, has been a dedicated patron of my work. This heradic helmet is made of oak and stands about 2 feet tall. A crowned lion tops the crown.
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WHITE RABBIT

Stands about 3 inches in height with a removeable umbrella and a tiny gold watch chain.

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Snow-Miser

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ROOSEVELT BEAR

One of the famous "Roosevelt Bears" Stands about 4" tall. Carved from Calif. Red Oak.

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HEADS ON THE ORGAN

Henry Likel commissioned thee organ. He wanted a "Dickensian" look. They're all seperate and about 4 inches tall.

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DAD'S SHOTGUN
The walnut stock of my father's 12 guage shotgun was carved as a gift for him.
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PIRATE FLINTLOCK
Replica of a seventeenth century flintlock pistol. Carved for Antony Miller in 2007.
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BETTE'S CANE
A laminated hardwood cane for my mom, Bette Rowell.
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CARLA'S CANE
A laminated hardwood cane for my wife, Carla.
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DOUG'S CANE
A laminated hardwood cane for myself.
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BILL CLEVELAND'S PONTIAC CANE
A laminated hardwood cane for my friend, Bill.
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BILLY'S HORSE HEAD CANE
A laminated horse head cane for my friend, Billy Altz.
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COLT 45 PEACEMAKER
Colt 45 Peacemaker Oak Gavel. Carved for Old West Freemasons' Lodge, Santa Clarita, CA.
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HORSE HEADS

A pair of life sized horse heads

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THUNDER Motorcycle Club

Carved table top for TMC - Central Chapter

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IRON ORDER Motorcycle Club

Carved table top for IOMC - HopNMad Chapter

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St. Michael the Archangel

Table top for Cesar Espinal of Queens, NY

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11th Armored Calvary Regiment

Carved table top for Vanguard MI Company

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Birdland Mural

commissioned by my father-in-law, Bobby Francis

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Bette's Door Sign

This is a sign for the door of my mother's apartment. The plaque was a gift for Christmas, 2008.

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DICK'S 50 YEAR AA MEDALLION

Made for Dick Martin of Bellevue, NE for 50 years of sobriety.

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RUTHE'S RESPITE

Made for Wendy Worthington. A gift from Johnnie Walker.

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BOOKER PICTURE FRAME

This picture frame was a gift for Ponella Booker's parents Christmas, 2006.

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This desk was designed by Ali Chang Ma, based on one, designed by Hector Guimar, which is in the Louvre in Paris. It was commissioned by John Meekom of Houston, owner of the New Orleans Saints. I did the carving, but construction was by master carpenter, Stan Stronks, Inviron Workshop, Culver City, Ca. .. walnut frame with maple panels.
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STONE'S CRADLE

Built for my grandson, Stone. Oak construction - art nouveau influence.

 
 
 
 

PELICAN POINT

Commissioned by an annonymous customer in the Caiman Islands.

18 X 24 inches - Teak - stained & painted (don't click)

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