A man with a talent
Every weekend the retired fisherman drives his cozy RV from his home in Hayward and sets up a display of his hand-carved pieces for harbor denizens and passersby to enjoy. He specializes in fish, whales and long-necked birds with eyes made from old snail shells. Many of his fish are on display at Princeton Seafood Company. Painted by Sabrina Muscat, the fish adorn the wall in the back dining room area.
(Sabrina and John pose with their art)
“I’m carved from wood myself” says Magnus Johnson, Restaurant Watchman and Storyteller, ‘I take comfort in having John around the harbor. Plus, I think his fish looks tasty…”