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Exquisitely crafted 'Sapele Mahogany' wooden boxes with my logo 'chip carved' on the cover and a laser engraved medallion (the same one I fit to my guitars) inlayed to its back! The corners are...
This Krenov style case is a gift to my daughter as she prepares for her October 2014 marriage. I felt obligated to build a hope chest for her but, couldn't resist an opportunity to try my hand at a...
A Krenov style case piece for my daughter's Hope Chest. Woods are found at local garage/barn sales this summer. Finished with tung oil and brix wax.
I was playing with some ideas for gift boxes and tried my hand at designing these in the Greene and Greene style. They are joined with proud finger joints, the bottom incorporates cloud lifts, and...
I decided to do another larger nail sculpture. This is of Van Goghs Starry Night and is 22" x 30" The frame is mahogany and the nails are pounded into two layers of plywood. I did drill pilot holes...
Since my pile of cut off lumber has slowly started to take over the shop I thought I would build a few boxes with it and practice some techniques that I have wanted to try. It is also a great way to...
These are some inboxes I built to contain the clutter on my desk. I built a total of four. They are made from one mahogany board and mahogany veneer. I gave the other two away.
Small veneered box made with cutoffs.
Nice break to build something small after building something big.
I am a guitar enthusiast and when I saw a "new old stock" Gibson guitars headstock overlay on Ebay I thought that it would look good incorporated into a desk box.
The box itself is made of...
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...
Waterfall Jewelry Box
The Waterfall jewelry box project is a typical proof of three elements of creativity which are copying, transforming, combining,. Designed and made by Vejdi Avsar. Craftsmen...
Since according to the Myan Calander the end of the world is coming I thought I would do a sculpture about that event before it happens.
Smokin' Sycamore is a three-string cigar box guitar homage to a traditional folk instrument. The Body is made of tiger maple with quartersawn spalted sycamore sound boards. For the neck I...
From the well–fitted, subtly–bevelled lid, to the hand-cut dovetails that mirror the splayed sides, each aspect of this box's design emphasizes the form of the wholeA...
Tool box is a box with a lot of tools in it. This is a box with all the tools organized in it. It nice to have alot of tools but a pain when you can't find them. In this box each tool has a place and...
Traditionally called Lady's Workbox. The piece was designed for modern use. It has two compartments for keys, watches, wallets and purses. Made out of Mahagony, Birds Eye Maple, Curly Maple, and...
18 Century Writing slope built for wedding present, is sapele wood stained, with
leather inside writing surface and pen holder. My own design taken from research
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...
Here is my project. This is a letter box. Took me about a year to design and make it. All work done by hand tools including hinges and long dovetails in columns. As you can see crazy attention to...
Dimensions: 54 wide,19 tall, 7.5 deep.
Materials: Mahogany, cherry, steel, brass, string
This piece is part of a series that represent taking what I have learned and...
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