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Self taught artist, woodworker, architectural/industrial designer, mechanical engineer, draftsman, photographer, inventor, musician.

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Sapele Wall Unit

This 18" wide section of a wall unit was submitted to receive the customers approval for a 20'-6" wall unit by 10'-6" tall. Materials are sapele plywood, starphire glass, led spot lights, black...

Motorized Circular Bar

Circular bar motor is activated by two hidden switches one to enter the circle and one to exit the circle. A 30" curved section of the glass top slides via a motor into the very tight space under...

Ash, Aluminum and Acrylic Stair Parts

The stair hand rail, ballasters caps and base plates are all solid ash and glued and assembled with a 3/8" threaded rod, internal nut and bolt system. The vertical ballasters are 1" by 1" solid...

Mahogany Office

The office was constructed of book matched mahogany veneered plywood. The applied moldings on the doors are solid mahogany. The arched curved paneled entrance way and arched desk area are made from...

Inlayed table Top

This table top was constructed of mdf for the substrate with a top layer of veneer that consisted of 17 individual pieces of veneer all glue together then glued down to the mdf substrate. The 17...

Mickey's Wall Unit # 8

The 2 upper main and 2 lower base speaker enclosures were design and built with the same details as the previous posted story, Mickey's Wall Unit # 7, explaining the construction method using the...

Mickey's Wall Unit # 7

The multi layered soffit was constructed using 3/8" bending plywood. The outer or face layer of the 3 layered soffit is an accustically clear, pleated silky black fabric, having a sub layer of a 1...

Mickey's Wall Unit # 6

The center channel speaker cover was constructed using 3 separate layers of 1/8" bending plywood. The thin layers of plywood were bent and glued using the black primed mdf side pieces...

Mickey's Wall Unit # 5

The bar top was built using mdf. The bar base was built using 12 layers of 3/8" bending plywood all laminated together to make a 3" thick curved platform base to support the bar top and finished in...

Mickey's Wall Unit # 4

These artistic sculpted curves were constructed using 3/8" thick bending plywood. They are basically all vertical layers that are separated by the horizontal bulk head layers to keep the curved...

Mickey's Wall Unit # 3

Mickey's Wall Unit post #3. This is the stereo equipment pullout system that I hand sketched out in full scale drawings, gave to the metal fabricator where I had worked hand and hand with him...

Mickey's Wall Unit # 2

Post #2 of Mickey's Wall Unit. My sincere apologies, descriptions and explanations will need to be edited at a later time. Looking through the pink lighted doorway is a white painted kitchen which I...

Mickey's Wall Unit #1

This wall unit and bar were constructed of maple plywood for the main boxes. Bending plywood for curved flat surfaces. Mdf for the compound curved surfaces which was laminated to 3" thick in some...

Curved Bar Cabinet

This bar cabinet is constructed of maple plywood for the main box. Bending plywood for the curved surfaces. Three small niche shelves with a frosted plexiglass curved backing plate with optional rear...

Bleached Ash Wall Unit

The interior of this wall unit is constructed of maple plywood veneer in bleached ash veneer. The exterior is the same veneer but with a X or diamond pattern centered on each of the two large doors...

Maple Fireplace Wall Units

The two wall units are now stained a dark mahogany and installed. After an unfortunate time delay in its shipping and its painting, the main fireplace with mantel is also now completed and...

Curved Motorized Maple Wall Unit

This curved wall unit is constructed of maple plywood and also a bending plywood lamination for the curved doors. The interior drawer faces and drawer boxes follow the curve of the unit. The motor is...

Leather Headboard

This curved leather head board was constructed of ¾” maple plywood for the main frame and interior support structure. Three permanent layers of 1/8” bending plywood for the sub top...

18 ft Solid Sapele Counter Top

The solid sapele kitchen counter top is 1 3/4" thick by 42" wide by 18 ft long. The top was installed in three large sections around the steel posts, glued with Fasco 110 epoxy and secured with tight...

Zebrawood Bed

This photo was edited to appear as if the bed was in the African plains with zebra running in the background. In the photo is a scaled model of a bed about 12" wide. The actual bed is king size with...

19 Ton Saltwater Aquarium

This saltwater fish tank weights in at 19 tons. Before construction began I set up a priliminary viewing of the cabinet shapes and form, as a full scaled mock-up made of a cardboard, for the clients...

Cherry and Maple Wall Unit

The cherry inlay is 1/2" wide, running in a herring bone grain direction, mitered at the corners and 1/16" in depth below the surface of all of the maple doors and panels. The photo in the closed...

Poplar Entry Doors

The two doors are 2 1/4" thick and were constructed using solid poplar. The core of each door is a mahogany, stave core, exterior plywood material. The large form with 84 individual oak clamping...

Bird's Eye Maple Kitchen

The exterior surfaces were veneered in a heavy figured bird's eye maple(50 eyes per sq inch) veneer using mdf as a more stablized substate. The interior cabinetry was lined with black mica and...

Quartered Figured Anigre Wall Unit

The veneer for this project was cut into sections and re-glued at many different locations around the cabinetry to allow the wood grain to follow the bookmatched grain, line for line, vertically as...

Walnut Bed

This walnut bed was constructed on a very strict budget. Built completely from walnut veneered plywood using a mitered fold construction technique for the posts and headboard. Knock down hardware...

Hawaiian Koa Foyer Table

This foyer table was constructed in 1990 using only solid Hawaiian Koa. This is the second piece of this style that I have designed which when placed in front of a mirror appears...

Quilted Maple Murphy Bed

Made with sequenced bookmatched popcorn size, blistered, quilted maple veneer. All interiors are maple plywood with a natural clear finish. Contains a small walk in closet on the left side. The...

Tiger Maple Credenza

The center area of this stereo credenza contains a motorized panel to allow access to the stereo equipment. There are several other compartments that have multiple rack storage pullouts for cds...

Cherry Wall Unit

The Tv and stereo side has 7 separate speakers covered in with black fabric framed masks. The back side has 2 separate display cabinets with glass shelving and spot lights. Thanks to Sergio Garcia...

Rosewood Bathroom

The lift up make up table with a mirror and interior lighting also has a hidden drawer below. The continuous pull type handles have the same rosewood veneer with solid poplar as a substrate.

Lacewood Bed

The bed has a muti-faceted design which softened the sharp corners and created a sculpted dimensional design.

Quilted Maple Den

The glass shelves are completely cantilevered and lit with a continous fiber optic light hidden in a groove behind the shelves. The front edge of each shelf is sanblasted allowing the light to be...

English Sycamore Bar

This bar cabinet has a motorized lift to access the bar area. The two storage compartments have auto turn on lights when the doors are opened. The back wall, not shown, was fabricated in Italy out of...

Burl Corner Table

The table is small yet has distintive design features. Built in 1983

Movingue Bed

The veneer is dyed movingue. The end caps and legs are solid brazilian cherry. The night stands are brazilian cherry veneer.

Oak Shelving Unit

The oak cabinets and also the glass shelves are suspended between the large oak columns. The column fronts are removable to access the light bulbs mounted within the columns. The glass is 1" thick...

Walnut Bathroom

Built in 1986, these vanities were made using number, sequenced walnut veneer. The counter top edge trim, back splash, light fixture moldings and crown were all made from solid walnut.

Wenge Closets

This job was built in 1985. All of the woodwork shown in these photos was constructed using solid wenge only, no veneer. In the case of where veneer was needed I had resawn the solid planks of wenge...

Projector Enclosure

Built in 1995, this piece is made of plywood only.

Zig Zag Table 2

This is my second zig zag table, built in 1988 and constructed from 2" by 6" walnut and white oak. The table took around 40 hours to construct, keeping in mind it was engineered to be a production...

Light Fixture

The fixture is constructed of black painted MDF, sandblasted clear and black plexiglass, neon lights, halogen lights, built in 1995.

Mickey's Wall Unit

Built in 1994 using mostly MDF covered in 18K gold leaf, black lacquer, black fabric, and resin finishes. Includes fiber optics, motorization of a 4 ft by 8 ft TV lifting screen and also a...

Honduras Mahogany Bishops Throne

This is the Bishops Throne it was built in 1986 using genuine Hodurous Mahogany. It is still on display and in use at the Saint Andrews Greek Orthodox Church on Kendall drive in Miami, Fl. It is...

Round Motorized Bar

This Bar was built using Maple and Brazilian Cherry veneer. The backing layer behind the round maple cabinet, that can be seen through the perforated holes, has a brushed aluminum finish. The...

Black TV Wall Unit

This TV wall unit was built in 1990 in Miami, Fl. It has a black, dupont imron, polished painted finish. The large cylinder containing the TV spins manually to open and close with a detent soft...

Zebrawood Credenza

This credenza cabinet is made with Zebrawood veneer for the exterior front, sides and back surfaces and has a butt book matched Macassar Ebony veneered top. The tapered block legs are also Mac ebony...

Cherry Table

This cherry table has a 3/4" piece of clear glass which which appears to be floating in the center of the two side beam leg sections. There are three, centrally located, cherry support bridges to...

Wormy Chestnut Bar Stools

This wormy chestnut bar was built in 1976-77 by John Hilley Custom Furniture Design. In 1978 the year I had worked for John Hilley I was part of the design team, including John, the client and myself...

Rosewood Dining Table

The rosewood dining table was built by gluing together 85 separate pieces of solid African rosewood (Padauk) using a steel re-enforced method of assembly. In August of 1978 I drove up to Tennessee...

Zig Zag Table 1

The table measures 1" thick x 24"D X 36"W X 16"H. There are 360 individual pieces of Afican Rosewood and Red Oak combined to construct this table. It was built in 1978. This is my first prototype of...



Recent comments


Re: Barrel Chair

Wow Man Very Impressive.

Re: Lacewood and Tiger Maple Entertainment Cabinet

Very impressive work. Your eye for detail is overwelming.

Re: Geo -Matrix walnut media cabinet

Excellent work!

Re: Workbench

Thank you for sharing this piece of art. You are a Master and an inspiration to all of us. Keep up the good work.

Re: Vertical Radius Kitchen

Man you are freaking me out!

Re: New Tool Box

Looks very interesting. Can't wait to see the final drawing

Re: Charles Rohlfs 1898 Desk Chair Reproduction

You are a true artist.

Re: Curved Walnut Vanity

Very beautiful design and craftsmanship.
I feel like I know you guys. Keep up the excellent work.

Re: TV/Display Cabinet

Jerry your work is excellent and very creative. Thank you for sharing.
Frank

Re: Maple Veneer and walnut floor lamp

Very Cool!

Re: 'take an object; do something to it; do something else to it'

Exquisite work my friend. The miniature is an ingenious idea.

Re: Queen Anne Inspired "Humidor Table"

excellent piece, photo story of how its made is superb!

Re: Zig Zag Table 1

Thanks Mark. Liked your dovetail bench, also very beautiful work.



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