There is a rhythm to life that is a guiding map. Act with kindness and receive kindness, give respect and be respected, be spiteful and you won’t receive forgiveness, etc. It’s karma, yin and yang, the rule of nature. Our biggest obstacle to following this path of harmony is pride and ego. Most want to force their way and be right, rarely do we accept error or simply say “I was wrong”.

Similarly, there is a natural rhythm to woodworking. You bend wood in one direction and it wants to go back to its original shape. Don’t take care of…


Differences of opinion do not have to drive us apart. They can actually make our bond stronger. Since my wife and I started our business, Kyklos Creations, our designs and approach to our adventure have become stronger and more focused because we are collaborating. Because my wife is a designer and originally from Japan and I’m a handyman, jack-of-all-trades type from rural America it is safe to say that we can have different ideas, tastes in design, and perspectives. …


One of the little joys I get out of life is from eating things out of our garden. Being in the garden searching for the next peapod or cherry tomato that’s ready is such a light and relaxing feeling. Finding it and popping it in your mouth to taste the freshness of something you grew yourself is so satisfying.

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Our garden is not very big and nothing like what my mom and grandma used to have every year. Still, it gives us a little each week so we can enjoy some fresh chives, green beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, raspberries, etc…


What/Who is Kyklos Creations

From my early years surrounded by handmade furniture in my parents’ antique shop, I’ve always loved the warmth of wood and had an appreciation for quality craftsmanship. Growing up with resourceful parents and grandparents taught me how to be creative and the joy of creating. Whether building, repairing, remodeling, making my own cabinets, or managing a furniture store, I have never been far removed from my creative side and my love for the beauty of wood. …


Our journey through life can take a straight path or be meandering. Knowing your destination ahead of time and being able to focus on your goals has its advantages. While a road filled with many turns and experiences can be just as fulfilling. My path has been a little of both. Jobs that seemed to fall into my lap like stepping stones one after another, related a bit, but with a variety of exposure.

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I think a key to any journey is to take chances and put yourself out there. When you do try something, familiar or new, put…

Kyklos Creations

Our family’s shared creativity and artistry, our creations, philosophy, experiences and life happenings along the way.

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