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

 

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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 feature beautiful Stainless Steel drawer pulls.Inverted Pedestal Desk 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 keyhole 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.

 

American Walnut Kitchen Island

American Walnut Kitchen Island

Drawers are fitted in the side and end aprons

 American Walnut Kitchen Island

The American Walnut Kitchen Island features beautifully figured grain across the top.  This island, build for a custom kitchen is shown in a highly distressed hand rubbed oil finish as per the client’s request.  The edges of the 2″ thick Walnut planks were eased before the top was assembled to emphasize the distressing.  The table apron is fitted with (6) six red oak drawers mounted on full extension metal slides.  Corner joints on the apron are detailed with rustic raised plugs.  The table stretchers are through tenoned and fixed with wedges. Length 80″ x Width 42″ x Height 36″.  Please click on the images to enlarge.

Louis XVII Style Console Table

Louis XVII Style Console Table

The Louis XVII Style Console Table features an Indian Pietre Dura  “Inlayed” Marble top.  The top rests on a canted frieze in Lousi XVII Console Tablesolid American Walnut fitted with a single hand dovetailed drawer.  The whole is raised on two bent laminated Walnut supports that are fastened at the waist with bands of Cocobolo Rosewood.   The table terminates in a U shaped canted plinth. The table is finished in a hand rubbed oil finish.

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Zig Zag Walnut Mirror

Zig Zag Walnut MirrorZig Zag Walnut Mirror is crafted in solid American Walnut.

Each side of the Zig Zag Walnut Mirror is carefully cut and mitered from a single piece of wood. This allows the grain matches length of each frame menber. This technique creates the trompe-l’oiel effect in the frames wood grain. Custom sizes are available based on the index of the  of the design.  The size shown is 38″ x 38″  Hand rubbed oil finish. Price $2000.00 delivery aprox.  8 weeks from time of order.

zig zag mirror