For those seeking polished-manufactured perfection, Eitan Shacham’s California-Spanish revival-inspired creations might not be ideal, but for those looking for the organic craftsmanship of rustic European living, they may offer the right fit.
Arriving in the U.S. from Israel in 1989, Shacham, who now lives in the Palisades with his wife and two girls, first entered the trade of construction to support a “surfing habit,” he said.
“In 1988, I graduated from the army and, like a lot of Israelis, I packed a bag and went to see what’s out there,” Shacham said. “I arrived in Los Angeles in 1989 just to pursue surfing and got a job in construction.”
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