Vicco von Voss Furniture Design and Timber Frame Blog

Vicco designs and produces one-of-a-kind, custom, furniture and timber frames.

Barn Wood, Housebound

When a couple wanted a touch of history in their new home, repurposed barn timbers were the answer. Salvaged from the loft of an old barn, these relics underwent a … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Vicco von Voss Awarded William Thornton Award by Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake

Vicco von Voss, an Eastern Shore wood sculptor, has been awarded the prestigious William Thornton Award for Excellence in Craftsmanship in recognition of singular achievement.  The award, which was recently presented … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Innovative Solution for a Frowning Slab!

Recently, I was working on a book match pair of walnut slabs for a counter top. After the initial jointing, one of the slabs got a server frown down the length … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ask and You Shall Receive

Ask and you shall receive I am always challenged with the flattening process of big slabs in my shop. I built a router jig. Although this proved very effective, it … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sankalpa Return

The decision was made that Sankalpa should return to where it came. Thereby completing the cycle. Below are images of its reassembly and ultimate burning at Unity Nursery.  

October 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

All Good Things…

Due to high winds and chop associated with Hurricane Joachim, Sankalpa ultimately failed and collapsed. Although we are all sad about this,  we have to remember it’s the process that counts. … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · 1 Comment


“Sankalpa” is a Sanskrit term composed of 2 root words: “San” meaning “an idea formed in the heart” and “Kalpa” meaning “a way of proceeding.” In the practice of Yoga, … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

RiverFest 2015 Sculpture Construction

The Chester RiverFest 2015 sponsored by Chester RiverArts | RiverFest and The Center for Environment and Society at Washington College is right around the corner. Jacqui and I were asked … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

William Thornton Award of Excellence

I have just been notified that I will be the recipient of the William Thornton Award of Excellence in Craftsmanship by the Made In America organization. The BEST: Made In … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Slab to Table

After 15 years of storage, five incredibly beautiful curly cherry slabs have found their project.  The slabs will become four individual 10′ tables that can either be used individually, pushed … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment