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Coming up shortly: a pair of boardroom tables, for a university biology dept, in Metasequoia of all things. Soft, yielding, and gorgeous colours, with yellows and oranges predominant. The ‘yielding’ isn’t just poetic license, it means the wood is difficult to clamp into wider sections, the pressure of the clamps doesn’t seem to reach the […]

Narra desk

Here’s a recent piece, for a friend who does fabulous graphic design work – the wood tray pulls out and then tilts down to accept a drawing tablet or laptop – by eliminating the usual metal hardware, we were able to get a work surface without a lip protruding above , and still have about […]

Slab top table

Claro top coffee table

This is included here as a reminder to me: how is it that such a simple thing requires so many steps? The idea was to build the simplest 3 legged base, without detailed joinery, and without having the slab nearby – so  mortising the legs directly into the slab wouldn’t do….. 2″ live-sawn Claro Walnut […]


Banquette drawer

This banquette is shown on account of the semi-exploded view, showing the number of parts often found in a simple looking piece. In this case, the banquette has a live-sawn Walnut top, wormy Maple for the carcass, and 2 drawers within, running length-wise, for table linens, etc.    

Modern Shojis

Shojis, backlit

1st three photos: These doors are hinged, not sliding shoji screens, some of a series, in different rooms within a house. Curly soft Maple, Lucite (thence Modern), with antique Eastlake hinges supplied by the client. Livos oil finish, imbedded magnets as closers. Installed as closet doors, 10 feet high, they can be dis-assembled to replace […]

Shop – Knife Racks


        Low profile knife racks, designed for attaching to Trashy, but suitable for other flat surfaces. Baltic Birch with Walnut or other solids. Most are 30 cm (12″) high, and from 30 to 40 cm (12″ – 16″) long. Divided, or not…. Price: $100 – $150  

Shop – Cheap Trash


          Cheap Trash, an open unit which does the same job as Trashy® with less bells and whistles, is also constructed of Arreis, melamine coated – it comes with 3 bins, side or back towel bar, locking soft casters, 90 lb. Accuride slides on the left or right hand sliding top […]

Shop – Lacquered Bombay Tables

Bombay Tables – This bedside pair has double glass tops, between which photographs can be displayed, as well as using the top disc itself for display space, and feature storage pockets in the 2 lower discs. The three layers are separated by two swivel mechanisms. Coloured water-based lacquers on Baltic Birch. 360 degree ball bearing […]

Shop – “Oskar” Trashy

Oscar Trashy - one only - $1250

Here is a themed Trashy®, on 6″ nickel finish legs, for a musical household – built just because we could not resist it. Black lacquer, Colour-Core laminate keys. No sorry, it doesn’t play a tune, although a music box could be added….. The legs can be switched out for casters if desired. For more info and specs, […]