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Walnut & Bridle Leather Bar Stools

Walnut & Bridle Leather Bar Stools

Walnut & Bridle leather bar stools are custom made in solid American Walnut.  TheWalnut & Bridle Leather Bar Stools bar stool seat and backrest are woven with 2.25″ wide x 3/16″ thick bridle leather from one of the finest Tanneries in the United States. The leather strips are ripped by hand from a whole finished cowhide then cut to the required lengths for the weaving. The edges of the strips are burnished and dyed before they are soaked in warm water bath, then they a woven tightly onto the polished Walnut bar stool frame. The leather strips are fixed with small screws and allowed to dry and achieve a wonderful tension when the process is complete.  The bar stools frames are finely crafted from hand selected American Walnut planks that are chosen for their color and grain. The joinery on the rails and stretchers are mortise and tenon with exposed Walnut grain plugs used as a decorative element. The front legs are sculptural in form with a sweeping curve on two sides, the back legs flare gracefully at the bottom.  The stools have a seat height of 24″ and are designed for a 36″ counter height. Seat depth is 13″. Width 17″. The height of the back is 36 1/2″. Custom sizes are available. Please click on image to enlarge.

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Walnut & Bridle Leather Bar Stools



Saddle Seat Bar Stools

                            Saddle Seat Bar Stools in Solid American Walnut.

Saddle Seat Bar Stools













The Saddle Seat Bar Stools are handcrafted in solid American Walnut. The sculpted seats are constructed in a frame and panel style construction with the seat rails shaped by hand to develop the contour and profile of the saddle. The trumpet foot style legs are thru mortise and tenon construction into the frame assembly. The Walnut leg stretchers are tenoned into each leg to create a very stable and strong construction.  Each stool is carefully and oil and wax polished to warm glow. The stool size shown is 14″ wide x 10″ deep x 24″ seat height. The stools are designed for a 36″ counter height but custom sizes are available to meet your specific requirements.


Saddle Seat Bar stools




Cherry & Bridle Leather Bar Stools

Cherry & Bridle Leather Bar Stools

Cherry & Bridle Leather Bar Stools. The stools are handmade in solid American Cherry.  Cherry & Bridle Leather Bar Stools

The seats and backrest are woven with the finest 3/16 thick Bridle Leather.

The stool is designed for 36″ counter height.  Custom sizes are available. Please feel free to call me at (231) 499 1044 or email me at info@chadwomackdesign to discuss your requirements.


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Apothecary Cabinets in Red Oak fitted for media use.

Apothecary Cabinets in Red Oak fitted for Media use

Media CabinetsCustom Breakfront Cabinet in the center was handmade to match a pair of antique Apothecary cabinets from the early 19c. Originally the antique cabinets were used  Pharmacy in Traverse City, Michigan.  Length 24′ x 9′ in Height. The center cabinet handmade in Red Oak features four glass doors in the top section. The arched rail above the wide screen television was developed from similar but smaller rail in the far left antique cabinet. The lower section features sliding doors on custom hardware that match the vintage cases. The antique cabinets were retrofitted with Douglas Fir bead board backs along with the new cabinet. The pair of antique cabinets before restoration is shown below.


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Wright Oak Dining Table

Wright Oak Dining TableWright Oak Dining Table

The Wright Oak Dining Table with bread board style top was inspired by 20th Century American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The table was designed for the dining room in a new house in the style of Frank Lloyd Wright. The craftsmen style top and spindle base draws inspiration from Wright’s early 20c. designs. Maybe best described as his Oak Park style.  The angular 15/30 degree butterfly ends with thru tenon compound miter joints relate to Wright’s later more angular Usonia style Architecture and furniture designs.   Dimensions 90″ Length x 42″Width x 29″Height.

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Chareau Tea Table in Walnut with Stainless Steel Hinges

The Chareau Tea Table with two drop leaves.

The Chareau Tea table was designed for the client so it could be used as a tea table in front of the sofa and as console table along the wall. Each leg moves independently on the hinge assembly at the top and bottom of the fixed center support post. Shown closed as a console table, The table top is made from four Walnut planks, Traditional drop leaf table rule joints were used for the construction of the hinged flaps.  Shown with turned walnut stools designed by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The table was inspired by the work of the early 20th Century French architect Pierre Chareau.         Dimensions are 42″ x 42″ x 25.5″ H. shown open. 42″ x 18.5″ closed.  Please click on the images to enlarge.


Chareau Tea table

Table folded closed

Chareau Tea Table

Table in open position



Stainless Steel hinge detail underside of top


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