Gabriel McKeagney sent us has latest project: an adaptation of a ceiling in the Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California. Designed and built by McKeagney, "The layout can be adjusted to suit any room's dimensions," he says. The ceiling is manufactured in wood, MDF, and resin, primed and ready for installation. Email him at Gabriel@archfurn.com for more info.
McKeagney hails from Mission Viejo, CA, by way of Tempo, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, and is from a fifth-generation family member known for their skills in woodwork, blacksmithing and masonry.
Having this same affinity for wood, art and math, he says it was an intuitive decision to embark on his ancestors footsteps and become a full-time apprentice as a master woodworker.
During his career as a woodworker McKeagney has worked in Ireland, England, New York and San Francisco, now residing in Southern California for over 20 years. Having mastered the art of furniture design and manufacture, McKeagney now likes to build heirloom pieces that will be loved and cared for in to the future. His life practice and love of art, aesthetic and design informs his work and further drives his original aesthetic.
McKeagney has long loved and understands the language of carving and drives it in his work, making it modern where necessary, but never shying away from an element in 3D or a carving deemed necessary to complete the overall aesthetic. He also readily adapts CNC technology to his work. Learn more about his woodworking shop and contact him >>
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