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This piece was primarily inspired by the piano. The client who asked me to make it was musically inclined and wanted a piece of furniture to reflect the contrasting beauty of the piano. A somewhat...
this is my dream shop it is 24'x45' it is a project of mine that hopefully will soon come true! i've placed the machinery in order that will work for me. i design and build to others specs, i also...
Open floor plan with plenty of windows for natural light and open feel. Bathroom and drafting/sharpening/tool maintenance room. 16' garage door for easy access to shop, and easily accesable wood...
After I retired I moved to Muskoka and built my 28 x 40 dream shop. It has hydronic radiant floor heating that keeps me warm in the winter and a 10 foot ceiling that allows for larger...
These are shaker hanging wall shelves made from ash. I used sliding dovetails for the two top shelves and hand cut through dovetails for the bottom shelf.
My shop is on the main floor of a dedicated building. I have a full metal shop on the lower floor where my dust collector and compressor live. I like to have multiple...
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Everything made is of Shaker inspired design. I have made many Shaker pieces over
the years. Oval boxes are made of various domestic and exotic woods.
I designed and built this small side table over the past winter, it's main body is Ash. A log that my wife and I literally stumbled over a few years back on the shore of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada. I had a freind with a bandsaw mill rip it down and left it to air dry for three years. The drawer fronts are made from Angelique, again another 'sea-faring' wood species...This was reclaimed from an old barge that sat in Marthas Vineyard for the better part of 100 years!
This table was completely made by hand using only hand tools.
The finish is Tried and True oil/varnish mix.
Reclaimed wood, no power tools used and a food grade all natural oil for finish...what could be any greener than that?
Shaker Night Stand. Cherry top and drawer front are french polished with shellac. The base is ash painted with black milk paint and sealed with shellac. Drawer sides and bottom are poplar, also...
This is a piece I completed just in time for Christmas as a gift to my wife and was used for the first time for our family's Christmas Eve dinner. It is made from ash and hickory and is 8 feet long...
This is another variation of a table inspired by my father.
Featuring walnut tapered legs and aprons connected by mortise and tenon joints.
Ash Burl Veneer Top is framed with walnutFinish...
In starting the design for a Shaker Chip Box, I thought how easy it looked - but soon was surprised by the complexity of the bent handle or Bail. This component is not so simple with its right...
This chair was based on a FWW article by Ernie Conover. It was first attempt at making a chair, and the learning curve was incredibly steep. I opted for back splats rather than a taped back, and I...
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