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Stuff Box

Chris Kamm


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Chris Kamm

I came to this profession by a circuitous route. After the customary amount of academic experience, I found myself in the equally stressful and compensated aeries of banking and finance. But a vacation in California became a life change. One box closed and another opened. I found a new job as an apprentice woodcrafter in the fall of 1982. That was at first the means to get through a winter in the mountains around Donner Pass. Years elapsed in the job beyond that initial season, until circumstances eventually led me to San Francisco ten years later. Lacking a better idea, I opened my own studio and commenced to run through successive periods of kids' furniture, lawn furniture, faux finish cases, and cafթ tables. All the while, I remembered my apprenticeship learning marquetry and inlay techniques.


Decorative and functional wood box.  “In this modern age the warmth of polished wood offers relief from the digital, the virtual, and the fleeting.  I use simple designs with dramatic materials to make this box a secret place for your treasures- real and virtual.”  Artist Chris Kamm  lines the inside with leather and builds 15 compartments with a matching pieces of wood.  Expect slight variances in wood grain and color.

  • 10″long x 7″wide x 2.75″high
  • Black Walnut and Eastern Walnut
  • Care:  avoid direct sunlight and rub in a dab of furniture grade paste wax a few times a year
  • Made in NC



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