Since I was a child, I’ve been fascinated with the world of physics. In no small part this interest was driven by the idea of time travel and too many episodes of Dr. Who. One of the many ways that traveling back or forward in time has been proposed by physicists is what known as an Einstein-Rosen Bridge. The more common term for such a bridge is a wormhole. Wikipedia explains wormholes thusly: “For a simplified notion of a wormhole, space can be visualized as a two-dimension
Last year a client approached me about designing and building a small railing for their front steps. They were interested in having something with a more creative flair. Since returning from Germany last May, I've tried to incorporate a sense of place into my work. This is in addition to fleshing out a more personal perspective to my work. Cincinnati, where I was born and raised, was one of the lynch pins in the Underground Railroad, the network of secret routes and safe hous
Some of you may have seen the recent Cincinnati Magazine article written by Alyssa Brandt on my forgework which appeared in the January edition. The online addition of the article is now available on Cincinnati Magazine’s website. The digital version also includes some additional photos from the amazing Jeremy Kramer of my bearded mug at work, as well as products shots by Michael Kelch. Thanks again to Cincinnati Magazine, Alyssa and Jeremy for this amazing opportunity.
After a bit of a lag in posting to my blog, I’m planning to get back into a weekly schedule of updates. Look for a new blog post every Monday. Over the course of the next few weeks I plan to write a few posts about some of my recent projects. In addition I will be delving deeper into some of the design ideas behind some of my more popular pieces of forge work.