Offering over thirty years of experience retrofitting, recycling, redesigning, repairing, restoring, recombining, inventing and making fine furnishings, antiques, and fine contraptions. Devoted to inspired designs, lasting craftmanship, and just plain making things extremely functional.
Venetian Arts & Crafts Bookcase. Reconstructed using rescued parts of an old wardrobe, two old beds, another old bookcase, and numerous Walnut parts freshly designed and fitted for the occasion.
A pair of late 1800's Eastlake Walnut chairs had been worked on several times in the 1900's and were badly in need of another round of restoration, quite extensive this time, before they go to be re-upholstered.
Resurrection of a mid-1800's curly-maple dresser involved extracting over 3 pounds of nails and other repair hardware that had been pounded in over the decades. A sure sign of a much-loved piece of furniture.
The Pearson Extension Table (folded). One man's dream for gathering family and friends. Unfolds and slides onto the end of a matching large oval dining table. With both leaves in place it extends seating to 26 at Thanksgiving. (55" broom for scale).
Restoration work on an intricately carved Oak 17th-century Spanish sacristy bench originally in the collection of the San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts. A thorough cleaning was needed, a missing carved arm was reproduced, split-apart seat repaired, etc.