This is a William & Mary style coffee table w/tray. The table legs and base are made from Maple and painted with a low sheen black lacquer. The Tiger Maple tabletop was stained brown and wiped down with thinner to remove some of the stain, this leaves the tiger stripes darker and makes for a more dramatic effect on the top, it was clearcoated with a low sheen lacquer. The top has breadboard ends which are mortise and tenoned and pinned, the base is also of mortise and tenon jointery. The tray is removable and is made from a single sheet of plywood lacquered black to match the base, the handles are Tiger Maple to match the top. This piece resides in a home in Hampden, MA
This is a Queen Anne style Vanity, it has a ball and claw leg design. This vanity is made from mainly Mahogany. There is a cherry inlay on the tabletop and the drawer bodies are made from poplar. The drawers are dovetailed and ride on a simple wooden track and groove system. It resides in a home in East Granby, CT.
This is a Antique Style Cabinet designed to hide a TV and audio/video equipment. It has been distressed and is painted Antique Yellow and then glazed with a tinted glazing compound. The doors and frames have been hand planed. The doors use antique style "H" hinges, butterfly latches and Shaker style pulls. The upper doors are double hinged, a set on the doors and a set on the face frames, so that the doors can swing open and lie flat on the sides of the cabinets. The top is bullnosed with a small cove molding underneath. This cabinet resides in a house in Hampden, MA.
This is a Mahogany Coffee Table with a marble inlay. The top is a picture frame style design and has an antique style bullnose around the edge. The marble is recessed below the surface of the wood. The legs are turned on the lower section, in a bun foot style. The aprons have a bead running along their length. The shelf below the top is made from a veneered plywood. The color is two toned, made by applying a yellow-red dye first then covering that with a brown stain. It is clearcoated with a pre-catalyized lacquer.
This is a Curly Maple coffee table. The base is made from poplar and coated with a black low sheen lacquer. This is a simple top with breadboard ends. The edges are rounded over to form a modern bullnose. The top is colored with a yellow-red dye, wiped down with thinner and recoated. This gives the deep tiger stripping from the maple. The tabletop is clearcoated with a high gloss pre-catalyzed lacquer. This table resides in my home.
This is a Maple desk with a simple yet very functional design. It has 3 glass blotters on the massive 4' x 8' top. On the left is a door that has access for a computer, a printer and a wireless modem. The center has two pencil drawers for ample storage of writing necessities. On the right are another 3 drawers, the two lower ones set up for filing of Pendaflex type folders. The right hand rear panel is removable for a secret storage space. This desk resides in Suffield, Ct.
This is a William & Mary style table. The table legs and base are made from Maple and painted with a low sheen black lacquer. The Tiger Maple tabletop was dyed a dramatic yellow-red color, it was clearcoated with a low sheen conversion varnish. The top has breadboard ends which are mortise and tenoned and pinned, the base is also of mortise and tenon joinery. This piece resides in a home in Hampden, MA
This set of bedroom end tables will go on either side of a bed. The base is made from Maple and The tops and drawer fronts are made from Curly Maple. The Tiger Maple top and drawer fronts are colored with an orange dye and clear coated with a pre-catalyzed lacquer with a semi-gloss sheen. The base is stained and toned black. The grain is visible although muted. It is coated with a satin pre-catalyzed lacquer. The top drawer was designed for reading glasses. These pieces resign in Illinois.
This armoire is made from select Cherry, stained with Watco Danish oil and clear coated with a satin sheen pre-catalyzed lacquer. It is set up to go in a bathroom for towel storage and such. It has several adjustable shelves for storage as well as a lower drawer. The drawer is made from Poplar and is dovetailed. By removing the shelves and installing a rod it can be used in a bedroom setting in place of a closet. This was common practice in homes without ample closet space. This piece resides in West Hartford, CT.
This computer desk is made from Soft Maple and Birch. The Maple was painted Brown Sugar with a pre-catalyzed lacquer and the Birch was stained a custom made medium brown and clearcoated. The raised panel doors swing on European concealed hinges and the dovetailed drawers slide on undermount self close slides. The raised panel drawer fronts on the right side are for filing folders and on the left hold a printer and wireless peripherals. The upper Birch doors flip down and operate as a push to open and push to close. This desk resides in W. Hartford, CT.
This is an Office Hutch made from Sapele'. It was stained to match the desk that was
already in the office. The two outer upper shelves in the hutch slide out so access to the
wiring of the office components is possible with ease. The doors are raised panel and
swing on European consealed hinges and open to access adjustable shelving. This hutch
resides in Simsbury, Ct.
This is a pedestal kitchen table made from Hard Maple. It is stained a light brown
with a satin conversion varnish coating. The pedestal consists of four 3" x 3" squares
with coves routed on the corners. The base is made from a cross style leg system with
a skirt wrap to make the base more substantial This table resides in West Hartford, Ct.
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