Woodworker: Russell Garcia-Lechelt
Garcia-Lechelt's demilune table won first place in the Traditional Woodworking furniture category at the 2007 Design in Wood competition organized by the San Diego...
Made from mahogany and rosewood, Turner’s sleigh bed echos those made in 19th-century France. With custom details such as hand-carved flowers and tambour curves, Turner’s bed is altered to suit the needs of his client.
Kenney’s locomotive is a replica of the 1863 Thatcher Perkins locomotive. The piece is done in 1/24 in. scale and uses a variety of woods in its construction. Only satin varnish is used for the finish.
Tischler’s dresser features a myriad of design elements - graduated drawers, book-matched drawer fronts, chamfered edges, string inlay, and hand-carved pulls. It uses a variety of woods, such as Brazilian mahogany, Honduras rosewood, Macassar ebony, holly, cedar, maple and poplar. The finish is Waterlox varnish.
Sackmann’s side table made from mahogany, satinwood, rosewood, anegre, and pine. It features a crotch-mahogany bookmatched top, rosewood banding, and ebony stringing. The table is finished with stained glaze and French-polished shellac.