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187 Oakledge Rd.
Harpswell, Maine   04079
207 . 725 . 9802





  • Professional cabinetmaker and furniture maker with more than 35 years experience designing, constructing, and managing all types of woodworking projects, from architectural work to piece furniture 
  • Collagist
  • Exploratory vocal coach


EXPERIENCE (selected)

1995 – present, Harpswell, Maine  
Studio furniture maker, architectural cabinetmaker, designer and educator

  • Commission work (design and construction) 
  • Designer and maker of the “Heirloom Flower Press”
  • Assorted woodworking workshops for groups and individuals


1985 – 1995, Breton Flannery Woodworks , Freeport, Maine
Co-founder and co-owner (1985 – 1993) and Sole proprietor (1993 – 1995) 

  • Designing and constructing custom furniture and interior architectural detailing.  Clients included Thomas Moser, owner of Thomas Moser Cabinetmakers , Elizabeth Noyce, Annette and Rob Elowich, owners of Barridorf Gallery


1982 – 1985, Thomas Moser Cabinetmakers , New Gloucester, Maine
Furniture Maker (1982 – 1983) and Shop Manager (1983 – 1985)

  • Built custom furniture consistent with Moser’s motif specifications, as well as a custom kitchen for Tom and Mary Moser
  • Managed all custom projects, as well as 12 employees


EDUCATOR (selected)

1995 – present, Harpswell studio, Maine  

  • I teach privately and offer assorted woodworking workshops for both groups and individuals. 


2013 – present, Mid Coast region, Maine

  • “Heirloom Flower Press” presentations and workshops at assorted venues including public libraries and garden clubs, Avena Botanicals (Rockport), and the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (Boothbay)


1996 – 2015, Southern Coast, Down East, and Mid Coast regions, Maine
Exploratory vocal coach

  • Designed and led a series of non-traditional vocal workshops at a variety of venues 

    -  “Mending the Doorway/Freeing Our Voice” , South Freeport and Eagle Island
    -  “In the Spirit of Sound” , Alfred
    -  “SpiritSong” , Topsham
    -  “ArtSong” , Lower Goose and Little Cranberry Islands


2003 – 2004, Snowmass, Colorado
Faculty, Anderson Ranch Arts Center 

  • Table Top Veneering (2003)
  • Introduction to Woodworking:  Tools and Techniques (2004)


1994 – 2003, Rockport, Maine
Faculty, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship

  • Fourteen 12-week intensives in furniture design and construction
  • Classes in Intermediate Woodworking, Women’s Basic Woodworking, Spoon and Bowl Carving, and Veneering


 RECOGNITION (selected)

2017:  Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine

  • "Ancestral Table", a commissioned piece that I designed and built, is now part of Bowdoin’s permanent Decorative Arts Collection.


2009:  “Maine Home & Design” magazine, November/December issue


2001:  “SOFA CHICAGO”, Furniture Society booth

  • One of 10 juried pieces selected from “Tradition in Contemporary Furniture”


 1999:  Furniture Society juried exhibition

  • Selected entry with exhibits at the Appalachian Center for Arts and Crafts (Tennessee) and the Huntsville Museum of Fine Arts (Alabama)


1991:  “Greater Portland” magazine, September/October issue  

  • “A Santa Fe House in Maine” by Alexander Wallace


1990:  “Fine Woodworking Design, Book 5”, Taunton Press

  • Southwestern-style chair chosen for cover of book