Maple

Kara’s Bench


Karas Bench Main

I suppose that because this beautiful piece came out of it, I can say that sometimes spousal nagging is a good thing. When my wife asked/nagged me to make her a bench under which she could store her shoes, this may not have been what she had in mind. Read more…

Find more work like this: Bench, Black Walnut, Maple. 142

McIntyre Kitchen Island


McIntyre Island Main
It’s always fun for me to have a piece commissioned by an individual who appreciates fine lumber as much as I do. That was the case with this piece, as the customer took so much interest in the material selection that he joined me on a trip to the saw mill to scout out some possibilities. Read more…

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The Jenga Desk


Jenga Desk Main
When the design for this desk first started taking shape, the game Jenga was not what I had in mind. After hearing from every single person who has seen this piece that that is precisely what the legs remind them of, however, I’ve given up fighting it and named the piece accordingly. Read more…

Find more work like this: Black Walnut, Lyptus, Maple, Table. 179

The Golden Witch Table


Golden Witch Main

Now, before any readers become concerned that the name of this table in any way reflects my feelings for the woman of this house, allow me to put your fears at ease. Golden Witch is the name of this customer’s bamboo fly fishing rod making business and his wife is a very sweet woman whom I like very much. Read more…

Find more work like this: Maple, Poplar, Stained, Table. 210

Rowe Mantel


Rowe Mantle

It’s no secret that a well-designed mantel can instantly become a centerpiece of any living space. After all, what family hasn’t gathered around the fireplace at some point to snap that coveted perfect family picture that will be passed around for years to come? Read more…

Find more work like this: Built-in, Maple, Secret Compartment, Stained.

Gooding Chest of Drawers #2


Gooding COD2 Main
This piece was commissioned following the completion of the accompanying bed and Gooding Chest of Drawers #1, when a wedding required a matching chest that was large enough to house the clothing needs of the customer’s new wife. Read more…

Find more work like this: Bedroom, Honduran Mahogany, Maple, Secret Compartment. 190

Happy Hour Tap Handle



Every now and again, someone asks me to do a little project that is fairly painless but turns out to be quite eye catching. That was the case with this kegerator tap handle that a customer commissioned for use during a weekly “Happy Hour” gathering at their house for friends and family. Read more…

Find more work like this: Bloodwood, Maple, Turned. 164

The Godparents’ Table


Godparents Main
When some very close friends (the godparents of our beautiful daughter, as a matter of fact) of ours mentioned they were shopping for a dining table, my ears obviously perked up. They had been looking in mass-production furniture stores and couldn’t find exactly what they were looking for. Read more…

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