Touch Points

There are a few places in a house where your hand frequently touches the architecture, and they deserve special attention. These custom-made cabinet handles by Seattle woodworker David M. Fen enhance the experience of use through carefully detailed visual and tactile qualities. I think of them as house jewelry.

Sometimes, a handle incorporates multiple wood species.  Some are  wrapped, and/or carved. The knob, at bottom of posting, includes a carved black onyx disk.

Fen says, “My work is inspired by the common-sense practicality of the West, the haiku simplicity of the East and the bold vigor of indigenous craft.”







Upper left image belongs to Laura Kraft-Architect. All others courtesy of David Fen Fine Woodworking.  Feel free to share any of these images, but please provide a link back to 2H Pencil. Thanks.