A while back I posted a project that I did in my shop in California with my woodworking friend Jack Hutchison from Houston, TX. Here is that post: A Krenov Inspired Cabinet on Stand in Six Days We completed that cabinet during a six day vis...
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Location: Acton, California
I'm a semi-professional, commission only, furniture maker. I work mostly through Los Angeles area designers.
-- John, Chisel and Bit Custom Crafted Furniture, www.chiselandbit.com
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|commented on||Writing Desk||07-22-2011 07:09 PM|
|commented on||A small table that took a whole lot of work||01-23-2011 11:19 PM|
|commented on||Free Standing and/or Krenov Style Cabinets||10-05-2008 06:34 AM|
|commented on||A Hepplewhite style Federal game table in six days, PIX.||09-18-2008 05:01 AM|
|added project||A Hepplewhite style Federal game table in six days, PIX.||09-18-2008 02:57 AM|
|added blog entry||A Hepplewhite style Federal game table in six days, PIX.||09-18-2008 02:49 AM|
|commented on||Tigre Caspi II||08-17-2008 05:18 PM|
|commented on||Chippendale Secretary||08-09-2008 03:01 PM|
|commented on||"Serve it up in luxury"||07-31-2008 02:26 AM|
|commented on||Pyramid cabinet||07-31-2008 02:21 AM|
|commented on||"Acanthus Leaf Theme" Dinning Table & Chairs||07-29-2008 12:35 AM|
|replied on||Curved Frame & Panel Door||07-28-2008 07:33 AM|
|replied on||splicing veneer||07-23-2008 04:55 AM|
|commented on||An adventure in Gilding||07-16-2008 07:12 AM|
|replied on||Need your feedback: Climate control vs. bowing/warping||07-08-2008 04:36 AM|
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A veneered curly koa, James Krenov style cabinet on a sculpted, curved leg, stand. The doors are bookmatched with a strip of sapwood down the middle. The turned Gaboon ebony handles accent the koa’s colors. This was a joint project with expert ...
This very large, commissioned credenza was designed as an entertainment center to sit below a big, wall mounted, plasma TV. It is 76” wide 24-1/2” deep, and 34” tall. The cabinet and base are all solid walnut and the doors are bookmatched walnut b...
I call this the “Opposing Arches” table. This commissioned glass top display table, or buffet, is 50” wide at the base, 14” deep and 29” tall. It supports a piece of glass that is ¾” thick by 18” by 66”. The construction is shop sawn zebraw...
This commissioned piece is a hand carved, ebonized, faintly gilded, and upholstered, wing back chair. It is upholstered in black leather and faux hide, over 18 hand tied springs. It has come to be known as “Bambi”. As always, I welcome your com...