Foot-powered and hand-crank drills, bubble levels, a rivet gun, a hammer and anvil — these are the simple tools that craftsman Ross Lunz uses to create the functional art at Skimmer Studio

Best of New Orleans: Skimmer Studio’s handmade wooden furniture

“Safe to say that most of the other fire fighters don’t speak quite so lovingly about the unexpected metal patinas produced by flames.”

Ross Lunz, MacCash’s Jazz Fest 2011 craft pick

“If you ask Ross Lunz what fuels his fire, you won’t get a single answer, you’ll get three: art, community and ecology.”

WISH: New Orleans firefighter creates furniture from found objects

“Elements of Ingestion is like creep show tableware with knife, fork and plate elaborately cobbled from the bones of small animals.”

Found and Lost

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