toronto

Custom Furniture

New Work: Custom Dresser and Nightstands

I recently wrapped up these casegoods, completing a Toronto client’s bedroom set. You can see the king bed that goes with the set in a previous post.

We pulled out all the stops for this project and opted for the best of everything. Hand carved pulls and dovetailed drawers are some of these features, you’ll see here.

Product Design, Design Objects

New product Launch + Giveaway

I am officially launching the "deflated" vessels today! They are now available through my online shop. I am also running a giveaway via my instagram account for three vessels, from today (August 15th)  through to Friday August 18th at 6pm. Winners will be announced Monday August 21st.

Furniture, Custom Woodwork, Custom Furniture

New Work: Custom Standing Desk

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New Work: A custom Standing desk in North American Beech and powder coated steel.

I’m very happy to see this completed; the beech looks really great against the RAL 7033 powder coating, which was chosen by the client (she could not have chosen a more perfect color, in my opinion). The color of the powder coating has a long military history, including german war tanks and submarines and dates back as far as WWII. The use of a unique color for furniture is refreshing to say the least and it’s a welcome change from the standard black or white that is usually chosen for powder coating.

The shape of the frame is another unique element that I was happy to incorporate into the design of the desk; I enjoy using rigid geometry and architectural structure in my furniture work and it’s not often that I get to, so I was very pleased to have the chance with this project.

I think this will win for my favorite project of the year.

New Work: Low Stool

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My long weekend personal project: A low stool, my take on a shaker farm stool. Quarter sawn white oak seat, hand turned white oak legs, wedged mortise and tenon joinery, natural oil and wax finish.

New Work: Custom Retail Fixtures for In Vintage We Trust

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Finally have some pictures of the build I wrapped up this past November for In Vintage We Trust’s brand new retail location in Toronto’s Parkdale neighborhood. Everything was built in solid Maple and blackened steel for a clean and uniform look. I designed the tall display units to be modular; the various components can be mixed in various combinations to allow for easy merchandizing changes.

IVWT specializes in workwear, athletic, military and pop culture pieces. The store is excellently curated and I highly suggest you stop in.

In Vintage We Trust - 1580 Queen St W, Toronto, ON

Custom Furniture, Custom Woodwork

New Work: Custom Writing Desk

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I just finished off this custom American Cherry writing desk yesterday afternoon, which I designed and built for a couple of friends’ home office.

American Cherry, solid steel with an antique gun metal patina and dovetailed Maple drawer boxes.