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...
Woodworker: Chris Burtis
While attending the North Bennet Street School in Boston, Burtis chose to make a project that incorporated techniques he wanted to learn--string inlaying, veneering, banding...
This center table took Hieke approximately 350 hours to complete. The piece features hand-cut rose-pattern inlay in birch and holly veneer. Poplar was used for the leaves. The table’s legs are salvaged piano legs from the Steinway factory where Hieke worked for 36 years. No stain was used on the piece, only veneer dipped in hot sand was used to darken the wood.
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.
This reproduction chest-on-chest is made from Honduras mahogany, maple, and tulip poplar. It features crotch mahogany veneer drawer fronts with holly inlay and a carved phoenix on its peak. It is finished with French-polished shellac.