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Mud Room Cabinets for Historical House

Mud Room Cabinets for a Historical House

Mud room cabinets for a historic house in Traverse City, Michigan.  The pair of painted cabinets flank a new door and Mud Room Cabinetssidelights that I designed for the project.  The renovation included an entirely new back porch entrance and mud room.  Ekocite Architecture of Royal Oak MI developed the plan and exterior details based on the existing structure.  The door, sidelights, and the cabinets were developed from the beautiful existing moulding details in this important Victorian house. Built in 1900 for the founder of one Traverse Citys first banks, the house took seven (7) years to complete.

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Plain English Style Kitchen

Plain English Style Kitchen

Handmade Plain English Style Kitchen for European couple for a new home on Glenn Lake in Northern Michigan.  Jack Cline, Architect, Traverse City,  Jim Cooley of Cooley Contracting, Builder, Traverse City.   Chad Womack, Cabinetmaker.  Finish is English Farrow and Ball Green Smoke #47  in Estate Eggshell sheen.  The counter tops are solid White Oak.  The drawers are crafted in Red Oak and fitted with painted drawer bottoms in Green Smoke.

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Modern Ash Side Table

Modern Ash Side Table

Modern ash side table or one night stand in solid White Ash.   Designed for the right-hand side of the bed. Featuring two drawers above a single door. The grain was carefully planned to fall continuously across the drawer and door faces. The table conceived in the French modernist style of the 1940’s.  The top is cantilevered on a hidden steel support.  The title was fondly named for the uniform the John Widdicomb Furniture Company bowling league wore.  The bowling shirts were emblazoned with a single French Provincial bedside table on the back. Somebody had a sense of humor and what a great group of artisans to have worked with. The table dimensions are 24″width x 16″ deep x 29″ height.

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One Night Stand

Modern Ash Side Table

 

Mid-Century Modern Bookcase

Mid-Century Modern Bookcase.

This Mid-Century modern bookcase is handmade in  African Mahogany, American Walnut, and Teak.  Dimensions  60″ width xColor Block Bookcase 18″ depth x 107″ H.   The sliding door panels are painted in English Farrow & Ball emulsion. The colours that were selected by the client feature India Yellow #66 and Blazer #212.

The design for the cabinet was inspired by three important mid-century designers.  The staggered vertical shelf dividers are drawn from unique bookcases created by the French architect and designer Charlotte Perriand.  The colored sliding door panels were inspired by sideboards designed by the Danish furniture designer Finn Juhl. The half round molding profiles with their sculptured mitered joints are reminiscent of  T H Robsjohn Gibbings work for the Widdicomb Furniture  Company in the early 1960’s. Dimensions:  Height 108″ x Width 60″ x Depth 20″

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Cabinet Featuring Integrated Desk Old Mission Peninsula

Cabinet Featuring Integrated DeskCabinet Featuring Integrated Desk

The cabinet featuring integrated desk was designed for my client who owns a wonderful mid-century modern house on Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Michigan.

The cabinet features a painted bookcase with three adjustable shelves and a recessed pigeon hole unit for the desk.   The solid cherry pigeon hole is fitted with a natural white maple partitions and illuminated with cobalt blue glass back panels.  The cherry partners desk is fitted with a traditional map style drawer in African Wenge that functions as a “pencil drawer” on both sides of the top.

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