Christopher T. Boyle
To create an environment in the larger community
conducive to creative expression and individual growth,
embracing the tenants of sustainability, inclusiveness and personal self-reliance.
110 3rd St. #B
Eureka, CA 95501
September 2013 – present
Handyman services offering fine repairs, glass work, plumbing, electrical and carpentry.
Blue Ox Millworks and Historical Village, Eureka,
June 2013 to present
Facilities volunteer 2013 to 2019
Site Supervisor 2019 to present
Directly assisting owners in site management
Event support in management, planning and operation
Stained Glass instructor, Woodworking instructor 2016 to present
Arcata House, Inc.
1005 11th St
Arcata, CA 95521
January 2011 to November 2014
Responsible for the maintenance of an office and 13 client dwelling units in four buildings, and processing, repair and storage of donations for a local non-profit homeless transition program.
1607 5 th St
Eureka, CA 95501
September 2008 through July 2010
Responsible for glass and mirror fabrication, as well as mirror, window, door and shower installations.
3017 Douglas Blvd. Suite 200
Roseville, CA 95661
June through September 2009
Commercial electrical demolition and construction including EMT installation, wiring, trim work and scissor lift operations.
September 2008 to December 2008
Maintenance and improvement of remote off-grid compound, including solar power system, water catchment and storage system, animal care, vehicle maintenance, construction and repair.
Chino Valley, AZ
December 2004 to December 2007
Licensed contractor (roc 206005) operating a full service glass shop specializing in high end custom commercial and residential glass and design work including stained glass, mirrors and showers.
J n L Glass, Santa
March 1997 to June 2004
Principle responsibilities included:
Long term production and personnel planning
Receiving and inspecting materials and assemblies from vendors
Fabricating mirror, showers and glass for installation by field crews
Maintenance and operation of Vitrododi glass edging machine
Tool acquisition, repair, and facilities maintenance.
Applying Diamon Fusion © treatment to glass
Engineering and fabricating unusual or specialty jobs.
Measuring for and installing mirror, skylights, windows, commercial storefront and heavy glass showers
Architectural Glass Design, Santa Barbara, CA
January 1996 to March 1997
Preparing job bids
Producing finished stained glass designs
Production planning and implementation of stained glass window projects
Directing personnel functions for two employees
Supervising facility maintenance
Bob's Glass Inc., Santa Barbara. CA
March 1994 to November 1996
Glazier / Skilled Craftsman
Performed several duties as float man in a commercial glass shop, including:
Design and execution of etched glass applications.
Cutting, notching, drilling and hand polishing glass and mirror
Operating a Zanelli edge polishing machine
Assisting foreman in monitoring inventory
Receiving and inspecting shipments from vendors
Measuring and installing mirror, windows and showers
Supporting field personnel on large shower or glass installations
Working full shifts as needed in the front office producing job quotes, servicing customers, processing purchase orders, and tracking orders with vendors.
On numerous occasions handling unusual tasks requiring multiple skills to execute, including multi-media projects involving glass, metal, plastics and paint.
August 1990 to February 1994
Senior Level Skilled Craftsman / Department Manager
Point man for research and development of interior glass applications in the production of high-end luxury motor coaches. Projects completed include:
Large contour ceiling mirrors with stepped perimeter frames and fiber optic illumination
Ceiling bevel strip installations with runs up to 280"
Implementation of custom residential mirror techniques such as notching, drilling and hand beveling into coach production
Extensively cross-trained in:
Plastic laminate application
Additional experience in:
Head liner installation
Carpet sculpture and carpet installation
Directed twelve employees as Department Head for Woodworking producing and installing finish trim and woodwork. Responsibilities in management included:
Interfacing with all other production departments
Adhering to a master production schedule
Assessing labor and material requirements and ordering materials
Delegating work assignments
Maintaining quality standards within the department
Assessing and rectifying production problems
Other contributions made to Marathon Coach:
Creating and implementing a computer based system to track labor requirements per specific task for use in man-power projections, which was used as a model for labor tracking in other departments.
Serving three years on the Safety Committee, highlighted by a significant increase in committee effectiveness.
Boyle Fabrications, Santa Barbara, CA; Eugene,
OR; Phoenix, AZ
1981 to 2004
Services provided include the production and installation of:
Stained glass (leaded, copper foil, faceted and slumped)
Etched glass (deep etch, fading techniques and multiple piece alignments)
Design and design assistance
Additional skills and activities:
Licensed airplane and glider pilot
Staff instructor at the Blue Ox Millworks and Community School for stained glass, 2014 - present
Board of Directors 2014 - 2017, Treasurer, Kinetic Universe. A nonprofit 501 (C) 3 which produces the annual Grand Kinetic Sculpture Championship. Board members actively planned, raised funding for and implemented this world famous 3-day 50 mile kinetic race.
Director 2015 - 2017, Kinetic Museum Eureka, a production of Kinetic Universe. Re-established the Kinetic Museum after five year dormancy, and facilitated expansion to current location at 518 A St.
Board of Directors, Tsunami On The Square, Prescott 2007-8 A nonprofit 501 (C) 3 organization, TOTS is the largest performance art festival in Northern Arizona. Responsibilities included event planning, promotion, vendor management and performance
Board of Directors, Santa Barbara Dance Alliance 2001-04 A nonprofit 501 (C) 3 organization serving as a non-profit umbrella and advisory group for Santa Barbara dancers and choreographers . Responsibilities included organization development, event planning, event management, stage management
Certified High Ropes Challenge Course Facilitator
Certified SCUBA diver
Red Cross certified first aid and CPR
Web site development
Performance: Modern, Jazz, and Contact Improv dance; juggling; fire dancing with staff, poi and hoop (co-founder of Pyroklectic fire performance troupe in Prescott, AZ); juggling and hula hoop. Volunteered 9 semesters 2009-2014 as stage manager for The Humboldt Circus at Humboldt State University (now California Polytechnic Humboldt)
Martial arts training in assorted disciplines, Tai' Chi'
Past Member, The Society For Creative Anachronism ( activities included costuming, period artwork, event planning and management ) in the Principality of Atenveldt and The Barony of Adiantum in AnTir.
Screen-print ready art work: Color separations and stat camera operations
Welding, and tall-bike fabrication
Burning Man Art Festival: Extensively involved in the fabrication and assembly of the 60' geodesic dome for Alex Gray's 2006 Temple of Sacred Mirrors, and the custom 60' radial dome designed by Royce Carlson for the 2007 Planet Amphibia installation. Designed and built popular art car for Clan Destino in use since 2004 - providing deep playa art tours for the handicapped and general merriment.
Black Rock City Municipal Airport. (88NV) management team: Volunteer Coordinator 2007 – 2013 in charge of recruitment and scheduling of 200+ volunteers. Administrative responsibilities include year round event planning with airport staff, meal and arrival pass management. Created and introduced an Excel based volunteer management system which contributed 2 years later to an organization wide system developed by Burning Man. Member of Airport Gate/Box Office Management Team 2008 - 2016, Facilities Lead 2013 directing airport setup and deconstruction. Airport Village Mayor 2014 – 2016, handling community relations, placement and management team support.
Owner, Cosmic Steel
240 N. Walker St.
Prescott, AZ 86303
Owner, NuLeaf Construction Services
P.O. Box 655
Bayside, CA 95524
Owner, Investigative Network, Inc.
300 E. Willis St., Suite E
Owner, Architectural Mill Works
7 N. Nopal
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Owner, Sumner Stained Glass
1658 E. 24th Ave.
Eugene, OR. 97403
Lynn Morris Contracting
P.O. Box 4666
Santa Barbara, CA 93140
Owner, Santa Barbara Stained Glass
4129 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Owner, Props Glass Inc.
14255 N. 79th. St.
Scottsdale AZ 85260
Owner, Complete Design Studios
P.O. Box 17200
Phoenix, AZ. 85011
Owner, Mercury Glass
1430 N. 17th. Ave.
Phoenix, AZ. 85007