Motc Tomas Braverman Sparkling Spanish Revival
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Tomas Braverman's path in woodworking has been shaped by mentors and serendipitous events.In the early 1960s, when he was living in a garage in Los Angeles and the room he used as his shop was barely 10 x 10, Braverman met Nicolas Vera, a Mayan-Mexican cabinetmaker who had no place to live.
Tomas gave Nicolas a place to sleep in the rafters, and Nicolas began teaching Tomas how to build furniture in the Mexican Colonial style.The first table the two made together sold immediately-when the actor Larry Hagman happened to see Braverman's hand-carved sign and drove down the driveway.
Hagman and his wife would go on to buy dozens of pieces from Braverman over the next 30 years, and Braverman and his Mexican mentor would work together for more than a decade, sharing the profits from the pieces they made.
Some tables Braverman made on his own had already sold to Rock Hudson, and his client list soon filled up with prominent Hollywood figures...