Monthly Archives: September 2014

Iris has a new friend- Part 4 and final reveal

Whew!  As you can tell from the previous posts, this is a time consuming project that requires quite a bit of detail to get it just right. When we last left you Martin had begun the process of carving the … Continue reading

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Iris has a new friend-part 3 rough carving

The next step in this journey of the heart is the rough carving.  You can bring yourself up to date and review steps 1 and 2 by clicking here. Martin will typically draw bold lines on the surface of the … Continue reading

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Iris has a new friend Part 2-gluing

We last left you with the beginnings of a sculpture of our dog, Iris’, head.  We shared the process of sketching an idea, deciding on a wood type and tracing the pattern onto the wood. The next step is the … Continue reading

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Iris has a new friend-Part 1

We recently shared a post about a dog sculpture we made as a birthday gift for a dear friend of ours that represented her amazing three legged dog.  At the same time we mentioned that we had been contemplating doing … Continue reading

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Custom hardware Hawaiian style

I have just one question for you—does this look like some place you would like to be right now? This photo was sent to us by Deborah Zylstra of Zylstra Interiors.  You may recall from previous posts, we worked with … Continue reading

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Leaves are falling at Martin Pierce

Even in sunny southern California we can feel subtle seasonal changes, especially during the fall season.  The days get shorter and the return of the marine layer adds a slight chill to the air.  We never tire of witnessing Mother … Continue reading

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Bigger is sometimes better with our newly sized cabinet pull

If you checked out our Latest News Section on the website then you already know that we are now offering a new edition to our Ergo collection—the 6″ wide Wave pull. Those designers who are familiar with this line are already … Continue reading

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