Robert Wagner, a woodworker in Greensboro, North Carolina, creates tables, benches and art pieces using unique combinations of solid woods and exotic and domestic veneers. He finds the use of veneers to be an environmentally sustainable approach to his work while still preserving the beauty of hard-to-find woods.
A self-taught woodworker since 1985, Robert's current emphasis in on his new art pieces - MIWAs. Magnetic Interactive Wood Art (MIWA), these delightful and fun works of art showcase the beauty of a wide-variety of wood types while allowing for an infinite variety of patterns and combinations to suit the whimsy of the individual.
Robert's earliest work began with a unique design of Adirondack chairs and other outdoor furniture made in cypress and mahogany, well before the big companies discovered the style and plastics. Through the years, he has built a wide-range of furniture including dressers, desks, tables, bed, potting stands, and more.
Robert's current line of hall and sofa tables are made from a combination of solid woods and exotic veneers of the highest quality. His tables come in a variety of wood combinations and sizes. Table may be custom ordered.
Robert and his wife live in Greensboro, North Carolina. His tables and MIWAs may be seen in a variety of locations including Green Hill Center for NC Art (Greensboro), 7 Sisters Craft Gallery (Black Mountain) and Visual Index (Winston-Salem).
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