Bookcase with staggered divisions
This is one of a pair. The carcass is MDF onto which the framework is applied, The frame is made from Tulipwood in preparation for painting.
Triple Section Freestanding Pine Bookcase
A 5 metre long bookcase made from Quebec yellow pine. This is a typical example comprising 6 modular pieces made to fit together insitu. The central section is recessed to enhance the design. See the finished article on the Bookcase page.
Concave Ash Corner Unit
Ash is more 'elasticated' than oak and can be steamed and laminated to provide curved surfaces. These techniques have been applied to this concave structure. Extra care to detail was required to ensure that the dovetails fitted perfectly. There were few right angles in this commission.
Traditional pine units.
Set of bedroom pine units stained using VanDyke crystals to render a walnut finish
Pine Wardrobe Unit in 3 Sections
Quebec Yellow Pine was used for this commission. Again the central section of the 3.5 metre span has been recessed for aesthetic reasons.
Cabinet incorporating writing section
Made entirely of American Black Cherry. The functional writing section has been designed practically for standing as the flap height is intentionally higher than the average desktop.
This was an unusual commission for a 7 foot wide bed. I seem to remember that the length of this bed exceeded 6ft also. Finished in Eastern White Pine and stained to suit the floorboards in the room.
Here is a selection of my work under construction. In all the time I have been making furniture I have never had to refuse a proposed commission due to size, although I have been pretty close on a couple of occasions. Every piece of furniture can be designed in a modular fashion so that it snugly slots together seamlessly. This also makes logistical sense.