Micah Nielsen

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Micah Nielsen, Owner, Bear Dog Designs

Maker:

I’m a woodworker, maker, and landscaper in Asheville, North Carolina. The community and landscape of western North Carolina is full of history, beauty, and inspiration. It’s important to me to capture some of that magic with local, natural, materials, shaping each find into something new and beautiful.
Each product handcrafted in my home workshop is carefully designed to amplify our collective curiosity, because channeling creativity is what’s inspiring about making to me. There’s no better rush than waking up with an idea, getting my hands dirty, and trying something new to bring an idea to life. From functional plant stands and charcuterie board, to signs and lamps, each piece is an expression of unhinged curiosity and a love of natural materials.
 

http://www.beardogdesigns.com

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