Home away from home

Home away from home

Our even smaller home on the road Photo by Macky Swoboda

Grandma and Grandad

Grandma and Grandad

The people who made my mom.

Mom and Dad

Mom and Dad

My mom and dad are the people who made me.

Fish carving in Yellow Cedar

Fish carving in Yellow Cedar

lantern for Zyl Vardos...

lantern for Zyl Vardos...

Cherry Cup and Bead with Stinging Nettle Cordage

Cherry Cup and Bead with Stinging Nettle Cordage

This Cherry wood bead and cup with Stinging Nettle cordage was made especially for the 27th Annual Juried Woodworking Exhibition at the Wharton Esherick Museum. Photo by Macky Swoboda

Cosmic Seed

Cosmic Seed

This seed is a story. There are two copper poles and radiating lines between the poles. Electricity is the unifying force of the cosmos and copper is humanity’s conduit. Copper wires carry energy to light our homes and fuel our devices. Every time your heart beats a tiny electrical arc fires. There is a cosmic story hidden in this seed and it needs your inquiry to grow. Sometimes another story is right under your nose if you take a closer look. Photo by Macky Swoboda

Swing Bench

Swing Bench

Made with baseboard trim from an old house in Bellingham, Washington. Great quality straight grained material in old trim.

Yellow Cedar Barred Owl for Eddie

Yellow Cedar Barred Owl for Eddie

Anglerfish Sauna door opening...

Anglerfish Sauna door opening...

snail shell sauna framing...

snail shell sauna framing...

garlic bulb heat exchanger

garlic bulb heat exchanger

This stone heat exchanger is inside the Angler Fish Sauna...

angler fish sauna arch...

angler fish sauna arch...

loft window in the Leafspring...

loft window in the Leafspring...

Pyle Driver

Pyle Driver

The day Py came home with me.

the Leafspring...

the Leafspring...

Crouching Figure western red cedar..

Crouching Figure western red cedar..

Trilobite Carving in Pacific Yew

Trilobite Carving in Pacific Yew

Firring Strips

Firring Strips

outdoor shower...

outdoor shower...

Cherry Kuksa

Cherry Kuksa

I carved this with John Reese in Seattle in front of his little studio on Stone Way...

copper trilobite vent fan cover...

copper trilobite vent fan cover...

pebble mosaic entryway @ snail shell

pebble mosaic entryway @ snail shell

Sea Trumpet sculpture in Red Cedar

Sea Trumpet sculpture in Red Cedar

cupola from the inside the snail...

cupola from the inside the snail...

coffee hut roof commission

coffee hut roof commission

Social Justice Bowl

Social Justice Bowl

A collaborative project with HCMA Architecture and Design in Vancouver, BC

Social Justice Bowl

Social Justice Bowl

A collaborative project with HCMA Archtiecture and Design in Vancouver, BC

Brass Speaker Covers in the van

Brass Speaker Covers in the van

mini sloyd knife

mini sloyd knife

Made from 1095 high carbon steel...

My first Artist Residency with HCMA Architecture and Design completed in November 2019!

Travis Skinner 

coffee hut roof commission