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New pictures added April 8, 2017, Porringer Table, Pad-foot end table and Tilt Top table in Walnut.

A look at some of the pieces I've built

I have been making furniture for 40 years. For me it remains a hobby and not a business.   I am primarily interested in American period furniture from the mid to late 1700's as well as the work of the Shakers. Hand tools are used extensively in creating these pieces.

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Porringer Top Table

Painted poplar base, black milk paint over red.  Top is tiger maple.

Two drawer pad-foot side table

Base is painted poplar, black milk paint over red with a final coat of BLO.  Top and drawer fronts are tiger maple.

Queen Anne tilt top table in Walnut

Walnut, dished top, finished in shellac, based on an example circa 1740.