We blend use of machinery, power tools and hand tools to produce the best custom furniture you can buy, for a price you can afford. Each piece of furniture is handmade with care with wood that’s hand selected straight from the mill. All of our work features advanced joinery and techniques that reveal the secrets of the trees, resulting in an appeal that you simply can’t resist putting your hands on!
Our specialty is contemporary wood furniture and covers a broad range of styles to fit a variety of tastes. Our woodworking shop is fully equipped to produce a variety of different styles to meet your taste. Here’s a partial list of the styles of furniture we work in with some examples built right here in house. Some of our favorites include:
The classic wood choice used in this style is quarter sawn oak, characterized by the beautiful radiant rays. Shaker furniture is simple and clean in design and built very solid to last generations. When the Shakers designed their furniture they had utility and function in mind rather than ornamental appeal. Designed and built using solid construction methods such as mortise and tenon joinery.
This shaker style bed frame we built traditionally with quarter sawn white oak:
Also often using oak by design, mission furniture is characterized by flat panels and clean lines. Closely associated with arts and crafts furniture and craftsman furniture, mission furniture dates back to the late 19th century and was popularized by Joseph P. McHugh, a New York furniture maker who was responsible for a large part of the evolution of the style.
Here’s a very special piece we were overjoyed to work on, a sideboard constructed from 100+ year old oak reclaimed from the clients home during renovations. The character of this aged wood is like nothing we’ve ever seen:
Live edge/rustic furniture
The wandering edges of this style are in fact the natural edges of the tree, just as it was cut at the mill. Live edge furniture retains it’s natural edges and incorporates elements of nature into your space. Also called rustic furniture, our live edge furniture is usually refined to really show off the innate beauty of it’s natural form, that is, in a way to cause the grain of the wood to “pop” as if it were three dimensional.
This ambrosia maple coffee table was built in the Nakashima style, leaving much to look at but the gorgeous natural curly grain and ambrosia streaks:
Wine barrel furniture
Constructed from used wine barrels sourced from wine country in central Virginia, this ultra modern style is a crowd pleaser for the wine enthusiast. Often split in half to make planters for the yard, we think we can do something better with them, that is to add life to your party! Wine barrel furniture is nothing short of unique and sure to impress.
New life was given to this wine barrel, and now instead of housing the wine as it ferments, it houses 40 bottles just waiting for your enjoyment:
The epitome of modern as we know it, euro furniture is making it into our homes quite rapidly these days. Beyond simple, this style often makes use of the space around the piece, much like the spaces in a well orchestrated song. Clean lines brought together in the right intent form this classy style known as euro furniture.
This dining set is a fine example of this style:
Mid century modern furniture
Characterized by the contrasting smooth flowing rounded lines of the seating and the boxy lines of the cabinetry, mid century modern furniture is another modern style of furniture making its reappearance in our homes today. This style often makes use of oil and other natural finishes to highlight the natural beauty of the wood. Classically defined as furniture from the 1950’s, the mid century modern style actually spans from about 1933-1965.