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Marimba Bench

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Designed to accompany an African marimba, this bench has been used by a variety of musicians, including keyboardists and a classical guitarist. It sits at the standard height of a dinning chair and thus improvises well when extra seating is needed around the dinner table.

Vine Maple Blanket Chest

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I may have gone a little overboard on this piece. It implements a technique called marquetry in which lots of little pieces of wood, varying in color and species, are combined to create an image, in this case that of a vine maple. It’s a labor intensive process, especially when you consider that there are […]

Spice Cabinet

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There are such a variety of spices in the world, and they come in all sorts of colors and textures! This wall hung cabinet was designed to get those spices out of hiding and display them! The lighter toned wood used for the back panel allows more light to be reflected through the jars. Three […]

Bay Hill Library Bookshelves

I like to incorporate the European design and hardware into my cabinetry.  I can get a cleaner look, whether the overall style of the cabinetry is shaker, European modern, Mediterranean, or something else.  I avoid using particle board in the construction of cabinetry boxes but instead use USA made ¾” cabinetry plywood.  To make the […]

Bison Bones Chairs

This dinning chair is perhaps a Danish inspired piece. It’s light weight both visually and in actuality, yet strong and comfortable to sit in for an extended time at the dinner table. The cushion is upholstered with very supple bison leather. I thought the tapering shapes of the crest rails and stretchers had a slight […]

Beech Blossom Lamp

It can be difficult to drum up inspiration for a piece.  Inspiration has its own timing, but when it comes, run with it!  This piece was well received after I completed the first rendition of it as a student in the College of the Redwoods Fine Furniture Making Program.  It’s been shown in galleries across […]