Stephen Payne

What inspires your work?
I am enthralled by the pursuit of excellence.

Favorite tool of the trade:
Bedrock #5 hand plane

Words to live by:
Keep making decisions

What is your favorite P/B moment of all time?
The moment at an early project meeting when it becomes clear that the team has coalesced, and that everyone involved is pulling in the same direction. I love that moment.

What is your favorite invention? Least favorite?
Sticky rubber rock climbing shoes, bottled water

Where have you lived?
Maryland, Newton, All-over US traveling, Amherst, New Mexico, Brookline, Jamaica Plain, North Hollywood, Culver City, Magnolia, Essex

If your life was a song what would it be?
T is for Trouble