Artist's Bio

“A sculptured piece has a special kind of effect. With such unique lines and depth, it looks like it’s going 100 miles an hour while it’s standing perfectly still.” Steve Kratzer

When I see a piece of wood, I instantly know its purpose. Creating sculpted furniture is a process – one I’m constantly working at, learning from and fine-tuning. I don’t aim to make something with the sole intent of it being pleasing to the eye. I want this to be the most soothing seat in your home … the chair your kids and grandkids race to when they come for a visit. If my name is attached to it, you can expect nothing but the utmost quality.

My furniture designs are crafted to become family heirlooms, pieces that will be a part of lifelong memories and be passed down through generations for decades to come.

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  While the typical factory-made piece melds about 20 basic parts, Steve’s unique creations often consist of over 100 carefully formed pieces – many more than the eye is led to believe.   This meticulous, time-intensive work might sound like a great labor, but to Steve, it is something he loves wholeheartedly.

While the typical factory-made piece melds about 20 basic parts, Steve’s unique creations often consist of over 100 carefully formed pieces – many more than the eye is led to believe. This meticulous, time-intensive work might sound like a great labor, but to Steve, it is something he loves wholeheartedly.