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Saddle Seat Bar Stools

Saddle Seat Bar Stools in Solid American Walnut.

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.                Please click on the images to enlarge.

Saddle Seat Bar Stools


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.  The seats and backrest are woven with the finest 3/16 thick Bridle Leather. The stool is designed for 36″ counter height. Custom seat heights available.

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Cherry Bar Stool

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. Please click on images to enlarge.

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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Inverted Walnut Pedestal Desk

Inverted Walnut Pedestal Desk

Inverted Walnut pedestal desk is handmade from American Walnut solids and veneers. This unique desk features reverse graduated drawers in each pedestal and a single pencil in the center.  The drawers Inverted Ped Deskfeature beautiful Stainless Steel drawer pulls  When I design a desk for a client I like to build a custom safe drawer in the center of the left or right pedestal.  The concept for the drawer is based on one  German Cabinetmaker David Roentgen’s desk for Catherine the Great in the late 1780’s. The amazing desk Roentgen designed is illustrated in the photo on the bottom right.  You pull the drawer out half way and there is a small key hole that unlocks the drawer and it splits in half to expose the internal rear compartment.  The size of the desk is 54″x 25″ x 30″ H. Please click on images to enlarge.