Since the beginning of this year, we’ve been taking advantage of our new larger shop space. We welcomed a full time employee and with that the capacity to take on more work, and bigger jobs.
You are invited to come and visit the new shop! Come and see what we’re working on. Tell us about your plans, admire the old machines,
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In the shop, there are several pieces in a state of near completion. Above are images of the Walnut Veneered Demilune which will grace the entryway of a Manhattan home. The doors will be hung on invisible Soss hinges and the legs will be tapered. Below are a couple of updated shots of the Bedroom built-in. This piece is to be
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These shots show veneer being cut by our neighbor and skilled sawyer, Bruce Bonham, out of a Black Walnut Flitch. A flitch is a large slice from a tree, and these crotch grain walnut beauties were sliced into thin layers to be used as veneer on a demilune table. In the second and third picture you can see the large log
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Currently, in the shop, we have this bedroom built-in which will sport five drawers and two doors under a wood counter. Above, there are fifteen cubbies for storing books or just about anything.
This piece will be
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In the shop, the large Shaker kitchen is taking shape. These are three drawers with a purpose: A spice drawer, a utensil drawer, and a silverware drawer with integrated knifeblock.
Each drawer is constructed from dovetailed Pennsylvania Maple and we will use undermount soft close slides.
The kitchen features some enormous doors and many many drawers as well as a large island.
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Currently in the woodshop, this Walnut bookcase awaits delivery to Manhattan. It was built in four sections with two fixed shelves plus the bottom, and twelve adjustable shelves. The exposed end features flush modern construction and clean, simple trim. The entire piece is constructed of solid Pennsylvania Walnut lumber.
Also well underway is a large kitchen for an addition in
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In progress, to be delivered next week, we have this beautiful Walnut Murphy Bed. The design of the front is new, and it features a sculpted wood handle. The curved horizontal element flips 90 degrees to become the foot of the bed when it is folded down. Under the bookcase is a roll out nightstand.
Also awaiting finish and delivery is
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This wallbed, bookcase, and desk are being delivered in Manhattan this morning. The client wanted a full-size fold down bed and an office that would go with her existing modern Cherry kitchen as well as her more traditional craftsman oak furniture. The bookcase features adjustable shelves and three dovetailed drawers on soft closing slides. The arch pulls are by Lee Valley.
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The custom French Walnut Credenza in the shop was inspired by this piece.
Filled with delightful swirling grain, the credenza’s stunning slab lumber was sourced from a single tree cut into flitches by specialists in imported and figured logs.
The three doors slide to reveal an adjustable shelf. It will make quite a statement in its Philadelphia home.
This piece has been described as
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Here’s a look at the design and progress of these custom stools, destined to have a home on Nantucket.
The height of the stool seat is 32”. Some shaping, sanding, toning and lacquering are yet to be completed on the mixed hardwood prototype and the
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In the woodshop, the Sassafras King Sized Platform bed is shaping up. It has six raised panel front drawers and a cove detail on the corners.
The piece will get a dark chocolate stain with a dull sheen after being antiqued to look old. To see the sketches for this piece,
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What an elegant piece this white wardrobe has turned out to be! On the far left there is a hanging pullout for short dresses. The center section is comprised of shelves and drawers, and on the right there’s a vanity desk with a rich stained countertop and special storage for a hair dryer to stay plugged in, yet out of
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The painted mirrored wardrobe is coming along in the shop. When the piece is installed, there will be filler strips on each side to meet up with the walls and crown molding at the top. For hardware, the large pullout will be getting the Hanson pull from Restoration Hardware in Antique brass, and the drawers will get the
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This poster bed, constructed of hand selected Pennsylvania walnut, features a live edge slab as the headboard. The rough edges have been chiseled and sanded away, but the natural contours of the tree’s exterior remain. It is truly one of a kind and celebrates the essence of the tree. The posts on this one are octagonally tapered, like a pencil.
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This panels on the front of this solid walnut murphy bed were designed to echo the style of a tansu cabinet in the collection if the homeowner. The bed stays securely locked in the upright position until the correct parts are flipped up (see bottom right photo), and then the pistons allow the
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The natural maple dresser that Adam designed for clients in NYC is ready
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The lacquered Maple Bookcase and Entertainment Unit built-ins are just about complete and ready to go to their new home in Maryland. The homeowners chose solid brass knobs and bin pulls in antique nickel from Lee Valley. These pieces promise to make a dramatic upgrade to the room they will grace.
Meanwhile, two built-ins are being created for
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The built-in bookcase and entertainment unit are coming along. In the top photos, you can see the drawings on the old schoolhouse chalkboard for the two cabinets this job entails. The first two versions of the design for this project can be seen here and here. In the third shot, the plywood boxes have been put together. In
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He’s only seven weeks old now, but this one’s going to give the big guy some canine companionship. And competition. We’ll be getting extra fresh air and more walks. It should be fun watching
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