The great things about working to commission, is that you get all sort of unusual requirements. This coffee table is designed to display the client’s collection of moths and butterflies. Built in solid oak the main design feature are the laminated curved ‘butterfly wing stretchers. The glass top keeps the display cabinet sealed, though the… Continue reading ‘Butterfly’ Coffee Table
Every one is unique, dictated by the natural ‘waney’ edge of the board that forms the shores, inlets and topology of the river. Tinted safety glass let into the top follows the same sinuous path and allows you to see all the detail of the tree whilst conjuring the sense water cutting through a landscape. … Continue reading ‘River’ Coffee Table
Another great commission and challenge for me. The client wanted an attention getting art deco style cabinet to fit in an unused fireplace. However the chest that currently filled this space was used by his wife to store bed linen, so the function was a linen press. We settled on sycamore for the main cabinet… Continue reading Art Deco Linen Press
A Study Desk The base is maple with laminated curves that form a strong light frame. The top is maple with book-matched burr oak veneer with ebony panels. Three full depth dovetailed draws give plenty of storage. width 49″(1245 mm),depth 25″(635 mm), height 29.5″(750mm)
Is it a stool ? Is it a coffee table ? Certainly not a pouffe or tuffet. No I’ve called it an ottoman……but that does not mean you can lift the top to reveal generous storage (though I could make you one of those if you wish). What ever you call it, this simple piece of furniture… Continue reading Oak Ottoman
A folding trestle table, ideal for alfresco eating This practical and elegant table is based on a traditional design, apparently used in french vineyards for the pickers during harvest time. Usually big enough to seat six, this version was scaled down to seat four comfortably and be easily carried through a standard doorway so you can easily… Continue reading Vineyard Table
An Arts and Crafts style fumed oak collapsible bookcase This bookcase can be easily disassembled and assembled without tools for transport or storage. The oak has been fumed with ammonia, by placing it in a plastic tent with a dish of household ammonia.