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Mahogany and Leather Side Table

Mahogany and Leather Side Table

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I came across an incredibly lovely board of Santos mahogany one day, with swirls of vanilla and orange in the grain, that board is what inspired the whole piece.  The legs are ebonized maple with a...

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Contemporary Tansu Mizuya (Kitchen Cabinet) - Repurposed

Contemporary Tansu Mizuya (Kitchen Cabinet) - Repurposed

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This is a project I've wanted to do for some time.  I'm fascinated with tansu furniture, and I specialize in designing & building contemporary versions of many tansu pieces. This mizuya (a kitchen...

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Guest apartment

Guest apartment

We recently completed the addition of a small guest apartment and now I have been working on finishing it. We built custom mahogany cabinets for the kitchen and I have been busy making the furniture...

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Mahogany Sewing Case

Mahogany Sewing Case

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Mahogany Sewing Case This case is my own design intended to allow more tool and work-in-process storage than my spouse's current sewing basket. The design has a bit of Asian flair in the leg...

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Asian Inspired Side Table

Asian Inspired Side Table

Woodworker: Sarha Holt When designing this side table for a client’s lounge, Holt tied together a number of elements. The newly updated room contained antiques, reflected in the slipper feet, and...

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Sea and Sky Altar Coffer

Sea and Sky Altar Coffer

Woodworker: J.M. Syron J.M. Syron and Bonnie Bishoff drew on details of Chinese furniture for their altar coffer's raised ends and exuberantly scrolled skirt and corbels. A Chinese tapestry inspired...

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Aurora Chest of Drawers

Aurora Chest of Drawers

Woodworker: Darrell Peart Greene and Greene style is the main influence for this chest of drawers, but Darrell Peart added pulls that allude to Krenov as well. Like Peart's other "Aurora" designs...

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Emperor’s Bed

Emperor’s Bed

A team of six Chinese woodworkers crafted this Emperor’s bed as a gift to a Connecticut man for his financial guidance to the Chinese government. The bed, made of mahogany, took three months to complete and features traditional carvings throughout.

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Arts and Crafts-style Bed

Arts and Crafts-style Bed

Rogowski’s mahogany Arts and Crafts bed also features Chinese accents (cloud lifts). The piece is finished with varnish.

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Asian-style Armoire

Asian-style Armoire

Conigliari used Honduras mahogony and pau ferro for this tansu-inspired armoire. It has an oil-based varnish and wax finish.

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Jewelry Cabinet

Jewelry Cabinet

Warning’s jewelry cabinet is made primarily of padauk and fir. Other woods used are fiddleback maple, mahogany, and cocobolo. The piece is finished with a mixture of varnish, oil, and turpentine. The calligraphy on the front was hand-painted.

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Entertainment Cabinet

Entertainment Cabinet

This entertainment center features a variety of woods, such as white oak, Honduras mahogany, iroko, black walnut, maple, and ebony. The unit also features curly-maple veneered door panels and is finished with acrylic lacquer over dewaxed shellac.

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I call this wood sculpture Discarded

I call this wood sculpture "Discarded"

I call this wood sculpture "Discarded" because it was made of some discarded pieces of wood some of which I got from a scrap bin.  This is appropriate because it represents a number of people...

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Sculpture using Exotic woods to express an antedote to world hunger Full Mouth, Empty Mouth

Sculpture using Exotic woods to express an antedote to world hunger "Full Mouth, Empty Mouth"

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A Tribute to Hokusai - A Marquetry Jewelry Box

A Tribute to Hokusai - A Marquetry Jewelry Box

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I absolutely love the 18th century woodblock prints from the great master Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) showing the force of nature and the beauty of Mt. Fuji. Here is a jewelry box which...

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cabinet unit

cabinet unit

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Tansu style cabinet, lower cabinet is post and rail construction: upper is solid carcass with sliding dovetails. Mahogany and maple, bubinga accents. Doors are bridle joints pinned with pyramidal...

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Chinese low table

Chinese low table

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 A mahogany Chinese table. This was the first Chinese inspired piece that I built, and is my favorite. Sliding dovetail battens are under the book matched top and the leg joints are mortise and...

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Nolan Dining Room Table

Nolan Dining Room Table

This dining room table was made out of highly figured Mahogany, also known as "Ribbon Striped". The base has gracefully curving legs that lead up to the apron which is reminiscent of Japanese...

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Sofa End Table with Lamp

Sofa End Table with Lamp

Another multi functional piece. Designed to sit next to a sofa this end table measures 63 -1/4" tall, 31-1/2" deep, and 22" wide. The top is from a single live edge board and was hand flattened...

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Side (Reading) Table

Side (Reading) Table

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I love creating multi-functional pieces. This table is designed to sit next to an armchair. 50" high, 26" deep, 21-1/4" wide. The top was made from a single live edge board and is set at 20". The...

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