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My Crucible

This piece isn't a 'real' crucible any more than Arthur Miller's play The Crucible was really about the Salem Witch Trials.  But it is one of the pieces I made at The Crucible in Oakland.  And yeah, it kind of is a crucible. We'll get to…
Clyde, The Fish by Mark Rafter

Clyde, The Fish

In late 2016 I attended a Welding Immersion workshop a The Crucible in Oakland. Five days of 10am to 10pm instruction and work time and access to one of the most complete metal working shops imaginable. They also bring in lunch and dinner so…

"No Time For Flowers, Man"

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Another of my concept pieces. I'd say High Concept but that just sounds ... stupid. I'm fading away from my engineering career and starting up as an artist. This piece was emblematic of my years wanting to do that very thing and not being able…