A treatment table for an osteopath (for a great osteopath btw..) reflecting the knee bone connected to the hip bone etc. Maple and Walnut, adjustable height.
China Cabinet A rather detailed china cabinet built into a dining room, with a window seat overlooking the park outside. The shape of the unit follows the golden spiral. For curtains, wood frames with fused, coloured glass slide open to store behind the cabinet. Materials: Quilted maple veneers, red gum solids, copper, brass. Clear, etched and […]
The name says it all. We do the planning together. I get the cabinets. I assemble the boxes, with added strengthening for longevity. I install on your site. Dress it up with other elements if you choose to – solid wood slab tops, decorative end panels, custom doors and fronts – voilà, the disguise is […]
Showing not furniture, but the detritus of furniture building and of life in general… Before party at 7 pm, licensed, accessible, and hopefully fun. All proceeds to Wellington Water Watchers. Instagram here Fakebook here Water Watchers here
Continuation of the university Metasequoia tree project. Work stations, coffee tables and a wall display.
The title says it all – if you need a shelf cut to length, or an extra wood piece for something, or you’re missing a hinge or hardware item – drop by. Often small fixes can be done right away, at least they’ll be looked at and then done very soon. Don’t like disappointment? Then […]
More about the Jazzland wall to come, including the installation time-lapse, and a visit from friend Dean, when we get a chance. To see the entire build process, please click on Current Projects “Jazzland” http://www.deanpalmer.ca Here’s the preview.
An added radiator surround built to complete a living room china display wall. The feint, in cardboard. This is useful to sort out the troubles, before starting with actual materials. The finished radiator surround, in maple, walnut, curly cherry and bad light. Below: The room which was waiting for the added rad surround. Cabinetwork in […]
Fresh copper is a bit bright, and over a fireplace will discolour in any case, even if lacquered. The choice here was to add patination with a blowtorch and some chemistry, then wash and paste wax to finish. So the handles and fireplace header were cut, drilled as required, filed smooth, sanded (#320 and a […]
A pic of the most important oil-finishing tools. A Tri-star vac – pay upfront, and keep forever. The mop for wetting down the floors, a defining action for an oiled finish, along with liberal use of tack-cloths. The oil finish consists of 2 coats of Livos #244, and 1 or 2 topcoats of #243. […]