Sideboard – cherry, 57(W) x 36(H) x 19(D)
This piece uses very large frame members. The top “floats” on four rails leaving a small gap between the leg and top.
The top and bottom rails are joined with frame members hidden below the top and shelf which eliminates the need for
side rails joining the legs.
Hall table – Cocobolo slab top and black walnut base, 58(W) x 30(H) x 16(D)
Cocobolo is a tropical hardwood from Central America. The wood is too dense to take a traditional finish,
so it has a wax finish only. The sapwood is pale yellow.
Shoji series end tables – cherry, 20(W) x 24(H) x 18(D)
Older Japanese houses use shoji screens as interior doors between rooms. The construction is strong and lightweight.
Like shoji, these tables use use cross-lap joints, in this case to join the legs and rails. The shelf supports are hidden.
The Sunday newspaper fits under the drawer and the lower section fits a dozen books or so. The drawer pulls are
traditional Hikari style.
Cantilever chairs – 20(W) x 40(H) x 24(D)
Black walnut with ash spokes and leather seat cover, The chairs can be used for dining and occasional use. banquette cherry table set
Wenge is native to eastern Africa. The sapwood is yellow-white while the heart wood is a deep chocolate brown with fine straight grain. The leg and rail arrangement is adapted from temple architecture. The lower rail is not required structurally, but adds balance.
wenge tableTable – cherry, 18W x 30H x 12D.
The design and construction are very simple, though the table is quite strong. The dimensions can be adjusted to suit a variety of uses: add a drawer under the top shelf (bedside table); add side and back rails between each shelf (bookcase); build it taller (étagère), etc.
Cocobolo slab top, mahogany base, 54W x 30H x 18D.
The cocobolo comes from Brazil and is air dried.
Side table – black walnut, 39(W) x 19(H) x 16(D)
The table features knock-down
joinery and can be disassembled.
Banquette – cherry, 84L x 40W x 30H.
The table can be completely disassembled.
The two benches join at the corner and offer ample storage below the seats.
Slab table – black walnut, 66L x 33-39W x 30H.
The table can be completely disassembled, and features thru-tenons
on the lower stretcher. Made with four matching cantilever chairs.
Dining room table – cherry, 52L x 39W x 30H.
Made with cantilever chairs.
Tea Table – mahogany, 50W x 38D x 14H.
Space for 4-6 people.
Table for the genkan (entryway of a house), 73L x 33H x 16D.
This is one of a series of “floating top” tables. The top is a slab of Indonesian walnut, the base is mahogany. Indonesian Walnut Table with Mahogany Base The slab is ripped along it’s length and joined to the base by means of sliding dovetails. It can be made without the small gap between the two sections of the top.