David Levy grew up in the pine forests of Southern New Mexico and worked summers in a logging camp. After experimenting with tree trunk sections and forming different colored woods into geometric patterns, he began an interest in design. Dave attended UC Davis, studied design, and started using domestic and exotic hardwoods to create functional pieces with geometric patterns made of solid wood.
All of his products are fashioned using a wide spectrum of vibrant colors and wood grains. From the flaming red of African Padauk, to the rich black of Peruvian Walnut, he creates unusual and durable objects that naturally compliment any decor.
Dave describes his process better than anyone…
“My approach to the craft of fine woodworking is simple: make each item as if it were my own. Durability, practicality, and artistic beauty are the foundations of my work.
I begin by selecting the finest materials from a variety of domestic and imported hardwoods.
Then I combine traditional and modern woodworking techniques, including tongue and groove, dovetail joinery, and/or aliphatic pressure bonding followed by sculpting, shaping, and sanding.
Each piece is finished with a mineral oil or multiple coats of clear lacquer to enhance the natural beauty of the wood. No stains, paints, or dyes of any kind are used.
I am confident that you will find these products a valued addition to your kitchen, living room, or office.” – Dave