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Challenging my craft in the physical space, I was able to use woodworking machines like the one shown (and I still have all my fingers and toes).

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OOMPH.

A hand-crafted type design installation

Largest Letter 32″ x 32″ x 1.5″  
 
Studying the connotations of the word ‘oomph’ lead me to circus and clumsiness. Using nuances from circus typography, this large wood installation references the wood type that used to be carried on trains for circus posters. It’s too bad for the clumsy ‘P’…

Location: Detroit