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Brian is a wood finisher who specializes in historical home restoration. The majority of his work is in the Arts & Crafts world.
Brian has been responsible for restoring many Greene & Greene projects including the Robert R. Blacker house (1995-1997) and a permanent Greene and Greene exhibition at the Huntington Library (1990). He has also restored numerous Greene & Greene and Frank Lloyd Wright furniture pieces for private collections.
Other projects include: Charles Greene’s personal Pasadena residence (1998), Los Angeles County Museum Arts & Crafts exhibition (2004) and Lloyd Wright’s Taggart residence in Hollywood (2006).
Brian has worked in the finishing industry since 1975. He graduated from Los Angeles Trade Technical College in 1978 and became a licensed contractor in 1988. Brian began teaching at Cerritos College in 2002
Brian’s philosophy regarding finishing is the same as those who practiced the craft in 1910 – in the craft, lies the art. For Brian quality always comes first and he refuses to settle for less. Brian teaches WMT 107 Wood Finishing.