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Bottle Cap Mosaic Fish No. 7, 2005 plywood, primer, bottle caps, tin can, dust pan, bronze nails 18" x 55.5" x 1.5" This fish is made from Heineken, Budweiser Select and unidentified bottle caps. The plywood is primed with two layers of Kilz primer. I love the copper...

Bottle Cap Mosaic Fish No. 5, 2005 plywood, primer, bottle caps, tin can, antique rake, bronze shipwright's nails and brass plated nails 26" x 55.5" x 1.5" This fish is made from Heinekin, S. Pelligrino, and Newcastle bottle caps. The fins and tale are cut from recycled tin cans....

Bottle Cap Mosaic Fish No. 4, 2005 plywood, primer, bottle caps, tin can, antique rake, bronze shipwright's nails and copper rose head nails 26" x 55.5" x 1.5" A combination of caps, Sierra Nevada, Stewarts Ginger Beer, Dos Equis and Becks went into this attempt to capture the...

Bottle Cap Mosaic Fish No. 3, 2005 plywood, primer, bottle caps, tin can, brass plated nails 12" x 35.5" x 1.5" This fish is made from Corona and Corona Light bottle caps. The fins and tale are cut from recycled tin cans. The eye is a jar lid. All...

Bottle Cap Mosaic Fish No. 2, 2005 plywood, primer, bottle caps, tin can, stainless steel nails 12" x 35.5" x 1.5" This Bottle Cap Mosaic Fish is made with Budweiser and Bud Light caps. The fins and tale are cut from tin cans. The eye is a jar...

The Rocket Stool was a commission designed to fit an existing vanity table. The seat, the circles in the backrest and the chair's feet are worked from hand-textured copper....

This glass mosaic portrait of Joe Tinker is a recent commission for the Lakeview Baseball Club. Below is the image I used to work from, an antique baseball card that I was able to find thanks to the fabulous online archives at the Library of Congress...

Bottle Cap Mosaic Fish No. 1, 2004 plywood, primer, bottle caps, tin can, earring, gear, copper nails 12" x 35.5" x 1.5" My favorite Jim Harrison poem begins: I want to die in the saddle. An enemy of civilization I want to walk around in the woods, fish and drink. Every...

Frankie Machine Community Garden Sign, 2003 Recycled Steel. The sign for Frankie Machine Community Garden in Chicago used to get stolen on a fairly regular basis by Nelson Algren fans… So I was hired to create a sign that would be more difficult to abscond with....