The original version of this board was commissioned by Clients for their home in Hawaii. The quilted maple base with it’s stunning undulating chatoyance looks like sand, onto which I placed intricately hand designed Hawaiian style surfboards. The perimeter trim is solid Koa wood from Hawaii, with an inset fully around of Zebrawood.

The original version of this board was commissioned by Clients for their home in Hawaii. The quilted maple base with it’s stunning undulating chatoyance looks like sand, onto which I placed intricately hand designed Hawaiian style surfboards. The perimeter trim is solid Koa wood from Hawaii, with an inset fully around of Zebrawood.

Solid Olivewood playing checkers

Solid Olivewood playing checkers

Detail of zebrawood inset on qulited-maple playing piece storage box.

Detail of zebrawood inset on qulited-maple playing piece storage box.

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I finish all of my pieces with several layers of carefully hand-applied clear resin (which requires several days and alot of skill to get it just right!)—allowing a real sense of depth and dimension from the points I create—while imparting a smooth, glass-like, yet resilient, playing surface.

I finish all of my pieces with several layers of carefully hand-applied clear resin (which requires several days and alot of skill to get it just right!)—allowing a real sense of depth and dimension from the points I create—while imparting a smooth, glass-like, yet resilient, playing surface.