underscore is a spotlight series to share with you those individuals who continue the romantic art of apprenticeship, cultivate handmade trades & textiles and hold the all too uncommon desire to become a master of craft.
meet self-taught craftsman sean woolsey. based in costa mesa, woolsey creates handmade goods from reclaimed materials, and thus his products hold a warmth and history that evoke memories of the good ol’ days when people labored in love and inspiration was cultivated rather than idly perused on the internet. a curator of art, lighting fixtures, and furniture, however today we showcase the understated rustic elegance of his kitchen boards.
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