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Shipwheel table
Shipwheel table
Shipwheel table
Shipwheel table
Shipwheel table
Shipwheel table
Shipwheel table
Shipwheel tables
Used to steer vessels for many nautical miles, these shipwheels belong to a client whose father was a boat builder and avid seaman. The patina of wear evident through many a swell and many a navigator's hands is a harken to the life of an adventurer and explorer. In an effort to preserve their memories, bases were made so the wheels could be inset and removed at any time, keeping the original integrity of the wheels intact. Quarter inch glass rests on rubber bumpers, for a sturdy end table that showcases all the minor details of these historical pieces. 22 inches high, these three bases were made to match their wheel counterparts of walnut, sapele, and mahogany.
   
Modern Shaker Barchair
Classic fuses with modern in this shaker style barchair. Solid wood construction with old-fashioned joinery details such as wedged tenons, pinned spindles, & pinned stretchers are designed to last for years to come. Seat and crest rails are multifaceted for a distinguished look, and an oil, poly, and wax finish make them smooth as silk and warm to the touch. The delicate look belies the strength of this supple barchair. Shown model is Pennsylvanian cherry and northern white ash, with 20" base, 32" seat height, and 48" tall crest. Seat heights customizable from 24"-32." Also available in walnut, ash, and maple. Guaranteed in material and craftsmanship. As seen on PBS "Cheek to Cheek" at the Lincoln Center, NYC.
Modern Shaker Barchair Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga PBS Special
Modern Shaker Barchair
Modern Shaker Barchair
Modern Shaker Bar chair
Modern Shaker Barchair
Modern Shaker Bar Chair
Modern Shaker Barchair
   
Curved Top Ottoman
Curved Top Ottoman
Curved Top Ottoman
Curved Top Ottoman
Curved Top Ottoman
Curved Top Ottoman
Cherry, with curved ash top. Joinery is pinned mortise and tenon, and top is inset into side aprons. Stitched leather removable cushion top optional, but the sleek look of the supple ash lends a delicate and refined look, which seems to defy its rugged durability. 24"w x 24"d x 15"h.
   
Ash and Walnut Dining Table
Inspired by the fine lines of a Roche-Bobois Spinnaker table, this dining table is made of Pennsylvanian walnut and northern white ash. 5 strips of 1/4" steam bent ash laminates compose each of the legs, which are mortised into the underside of the table. Top displays inlay of 1/4" ash strips. The cant of the leg placement makes this table remarkably sturdy with a very spare footprint. 30"h x 40"w x 80"l. Oil, poly, and wax finish.
Ash and Walnut Dining Table
Ash and Walnut Dining Table
Ash and Walnut Dining Table
Ash and Walnut Dining Table
Ash and Walnut Dining Table
Ash and Walnut Dining Table
Ash and Walnut Dining Table
Ash and Walnut Dining Table
   
Spinning Lid Bin
Spinning Lid Bin
Spinning Lid Bin
Spinning Lid Bin
Spinning Lid Bin
Spinning Lid Bin
Spinning Lid Bin
Spinning Lid Bin
Just drop in and done. Revolving lid provides easy placement of laundry, recyclables, trash, or anything else you're inclined to throw its way. Hygienic and extremely durable, a delicate finger touch is all that's needed to set the spin in motion. Watching the counter-balanced lid spin freely also provides its own simple entertainment.

Open back allows for easy removal of inner insert box. Available in multiple species, colors, finishes, and sizes. Pictured model is in figured cherry, with cutouts, and durable Waterlox finish. 30" h x 14" w x 13" d.
   
Lambda Barchair
Capturing movement in form, the Lambda lends a gentle sway as it naturally adjusts to your body movement. The cantilevered seat takes cues from early precedents such as Gerrit Reitveld’s Zig Zag chair, Nakashima’s Conoid chair, and a Thomas Moser bowback stool, but the Lambda could possibly be the most anti-static solid wooden barchair there is.

32”h x 22”d x 18”w. Available in multiple species, pictured model is palm wood, cherry, and curly maple.
Lambda Barchair
Lambda Bar chair
Lambda Bar Chair
Lambda Barchair
Lambda Barchair
Lambda Bar Chair
Lambda Barchair
Lambda Bar chair
   
Music box
Music box
Music box
Music box
Music box
Musicbox
This cd storage cabinet is an efficient way to organize up to 400 of your favorite compact discs. Library card catalogues may have gone the way of the cassette tape, but don't tell my cd collection that it has as well! These repurposed card-catalogue trays make up the perfect size for compact discs, and click purposefully in place when slid home.

Pictured model is made of classic rift sawn American white oak, with walnut and brass-faced drawers. Oak and walnut dowels secure the mortise-and-tenon joinery, and the handcut dovetails of the drawer match those of the original card trays. Construction employs the use of no metal fasteners in the structure of the piece.

32"h x 23"d x 21"w. 9 drawer model as pictured. Also available in 6 drawer model, in cherry or oak.

Holds a cacophony of sounds.
   
Coat Tree
Pictured coat rack model is in red oak, with 8 brushed brass hooks, and antique finish. 80" high, 24" base, and shipped in two pieces (Ready to Assemble - RTA) or as single unit. Multiple species, sizes, and custom finishes available.
Coat Tree
Coat Tree
Coat Rack
Coat Tree
   
Commissioned Storage Bench
Commissioned Blanket Chest
Commissioned Toybox
Commissioned Toy box
Commissioned Storage Bench
Storage Bench/Blanket Chest/Toybox

Mortise-and-tenon frame construction, pinned with oak dowels the old fashioned way. Tongue and groove lid with breadboard ends functions as a seat when closed. Gas-injected lid stay clicks the lid positively open, and also provides a soft close to prevent slamming of fingers.

Made of red and white native oak, the metal strapping and barrel top also give this chest a wine cask look and feel. Teak oil and satin wax finish. 20"D x 21"H x 51"L, can build to order.
   
String Theory Bench
With String Theory, the idea was to design something that juxtaposed two main aspects of good furniture: visual intrigue and strong joinery. From a joinery standpoint, the dowels are all that is needed to provide solid seating given to a slight flex. The pockets underneath provide a convenient storage area for a remote control or a charging iPod. In physics, there is a theory that universes are parallel and made up and connected with elaborate strings, unifying the whole. This is called String Theory. I think the sound of it resonates with the juxtaposition of diverse materials chosen for this bench.

This bench consists of quarter-sawn American white oak, South American purpleheart, New Zealand lemonwood, solid aluminum, genuine fishnet, and leather. This bench is the second place award winner in the creative category at the 2006 IWF Atlanta Design Emphasis.

12”w x 17”h x 58”l. Prototype, NFS
String Theory Bench
String Theory Bench
String Theory Bench
String Theory Bench
   
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Propeller Study Bench
Designed to respond to the constraints of my studio living space, this bench has since become my most utilitarian piece of furniture. The construction developed out of the idea of having a bench that also served as a drafting table, with a storage shelf for study materials, and a drawer for drafting supplies. This model turned out to be a very intricate prototype, employing converging tapered lines composed of curly cherry, white holly, and tulipwood. My intent was to have fun with shapes, colors, and materials, and to test the limits of irregular joinery. Aluminum dowels form a structural accent, as well as the unique tulip seat joint, which I call the propeller.
   
Commissioned GemStone Mantel
Contour-cut to gracefully match the converging heart and sapwood on the mantel surface, a burled red box-elder gemstone was revealed to be lodged solidly inside. Of course I had to leave it, as this detail seemed to form the ideal keystone for the rather prominent grain contours of this 6/4” cherry flitch. Dovetailed purpleheart end caps serve to tie the piece together and fuse a contemporary color mixture with classic joinery. 1.5” x 12” x 67”. Oil, poly, and wax finish.
Commissioned GemStone Mantel
Commissioned GemStone Mantel
Commissioned GemStone Mantel
Commissioned GemStone Mantel
Commissioned GemStone Mantel
   
Congruency Bookshelf
Congruency Bookshelf
Congruency Bookshelf
Congruency Bookshelf
Congruency Bookshelf
Congruency Bookshelf
Congruency Bookshelf
Congruence:(n.) Harmony, conformity, or correspondence; a point of agreement.

Angular, modern, and uncumbersome, Handles are cut in sides for ease of movement, and the spalted maple thumb tusks match the inverted shape of the side panels for symmetry. For an exotic accent, removable tulipwood pegs conceal the screws, which can be replaced after numerous disassemblies.

38” x 38” x15”. Knockdown design measures only 4 x 15 x 38 inches when stacked together. Curly cherry, spalted maple, aluminum, and tulipwood. Oil and poly finish.
   
Pecan/Walnut Contrast Ottoman
Mortise and tenon joinery ensure this to withstand much kicking around, and a bar frame support allows for easy cushion removal.

Top-grain pigmented leather is easily cleaned and tightly stitched at corners for a trim modern aesthetic.

Spalted pecan and walnut, 23"h x 16"w x 16"d.
Pecan Walnut Contrast Ottoman
Pecan Walnut Contrast Ottoman
Pecan Walnut Contrast Ottoman
Pecan Walnut Contrast Ottoman
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