• Archive | Pursuits & Passions

    For an Object d’Art

    Chris recently finished this pedestal for a niche in a New York home .. it will hold, I believe, an antique vase, or some other ‘object d’art’. I’ve always liked that phrase. Almost anything can be one, and you get to decide what is one, and what isn’t one.  All you need is a pedestal. We’ve made a […]

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    Live Edge Claro Walnut Table

    Well, here we have a classic ‘before and after’ … above is the ‘before’, obviously, and below, we have the ‘afters’. It’s a nice slab with wonderful color and figure.  Click the photos to enlarge them And a hefty 2.75″ thickness now that it is smoothed and ready to ship.  Here, Trevor is checking out […]

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    Walnut Table with Leaves

     This table started with an inquiry from a client about a ‘mid-century modern’ style table. She sent us the photo above from an antique dealer’s website and asked us to size it to suit the needs of her and her family and stain it a rich chocolaty brown.   Which led to the cad drawing above […]

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    The Devil’s Workshop—Crime and Punishment

    Anyone searching for a more sympathetic take on Jack the Ripper probably should avoid Alex Grecian’s new book, The Devil’s Workshop. You don’t acquire any warm and fuzzy notions about a good side, even if he does one or two surprisingly human things. Anyone searching for a novel chocked full of blood-letting and guilty pleasures […]

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