Kate Elvin is native to California's coastal foothills...wandering from Big Sur to West Sonoma Country where she now lives in the forest of Occidental.  Working with locally salvaged wood, Kate hopes to impart an organic sense of the tree, the process of artful manipulation (tools marks are like brush stroke), as well as a nice fit in the hand & home. Kate's works are true objects of art and practical function, handcrafted from rescued wood.  Starting with a rough log and a chainsaw, Kate personally crafts each piece on a wood lathe.