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This is a large dining room buffet built as a companion piece to a large Japanese tansu step-chest that I built for the same client. Both are 100% African sapele, finished with Minwax red mahogany...
This was my first commissioned work. An Asian inspired bed based on the customers ideas. I designed it in Sketchup. I went through about 6 versions until the customer said that's the one for me. The...
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...
Cherry bed frame styled after one by Thos Moser.
Finished with oil varnish mixture. My wife loves it, as do I.
This Ottoman was designed with a bit of Asian flair to suit the style preferences of a family member. It is solid African Sapele wood all around with the exception of Alder used for internal corner...
Several years ago I bought a walnut slab from a sawyer in Missouri. I looked at it for several years, off-and-on, and a couple of months ago put it in my shop. Having nothing wide enough to flatten...
MARRE LIVE EDGE COFFEE TABLE
Materials: Claro Walnut, Black Walnut
Dimensions: 74"L x 26"W x 15"H
Finish: Natural hand-rubbed oil + wax -- buffed and polished to a satin glossThis...
RYAN DISPLAY COFFEE TABLE
Materials: Black Walnut, Glass
Dimensions: 60"L x 24"W x 15"H
* SOLID HARDWOOD CONSTRUCTION -- 6/4 BLACK WALNUT
* HAND-CUT MORTISE/TENON + DOWEL WEDGE JOINERY
This is my first woodworking project I designed myself. Its cherry for the main carcase, pine ship lapped back, and an oak top dyed black. This was my first venture into knife hinges, which went...
Built entirely from hard maple and walnut. Joinery is the key to overall aesthetic as well as the strength of bench. The marraige of contemporary design and traditional woodworking techniques is...
Commissioned in 2012 by client for private residence in Maryland. Although initial inspiration came from more traditional Tansu cabinets, some would say I have used the term incorrectly, I retained...
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...
After a house fire last year the coffee table I had was destroyed so I had to build myself a new one. The tiger maple used for the top reminded me of ripples in a stream and so it needed some...
This bar height table was created using a salvaged maple counter slab. The walnut moons/stars visible on the top are through tenons used to attach the top to the base (see photo #4). The maple...
Cherry with Wenge & Bocote butterflies. Copper joins legs, legs are joined to top with fox wedged tenons. Finish is Tried & True varnish oil. 18 X 48 X 19
Madrone sideboard, designed using cardboard mockups and SketchUp. Built from a madrone tree I cut & dried 25+ years ago. Side panels are figured maple; antique glass doors. Interior is birch...
This table features gorgeous waterfall bubinga veneers, finely hand-cut half-blind dovetailed 3 cute drawers with bird's eye maple sides for contrast.
This time, I did not go for the contrasting...
This wenge cabinet with quilted maple panels feature double tapered legs and sides, huge slab of wide wenge board, which has an eye just like Jupiter's red eye, on top and shimmering quilted maple...
This project was quite challenging. It incorporates more than 20 mortise and tenon joints. So while it was an adventure in maintaining style and grace, it also was quite technical. The...
Okay, maybe I'm not ready to get rid of my clamps just yet, but with drawbore pegs, I'll be doing a lot less clamping in the future.
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