Entries - Furniture

A piece of furniture made predominantly from wood which combines design, comfort, appropriate strength/structure and functionality.

1st in Furniture
Captains chair
Catalogue Number: 565

Constructed from NZ grown timber using tapered, wedged mortise & tenon joints glued using hide glue. The backrest is steam bent & laminated black walnut. White oak spindles, wych elm seat pan, white ash legs & stretchers. Finish Osmo PolyX-Oil.

Mahogany coffee table
Catalogue Number: 416

Completely reconstructed from an earlier table that had multiple splits and faded and bore the artistic felt tip efforts of our children. New design allows for expansion and contraction of center panel. 935 x 935 x 420mm. Grain filled and polyurethaned    

2nd in Furniture
Spade handle tables
Catalogue Number: 566

Elm legs inspired by steam bent spade handles turned green, split on the band saw, steam bent and dried. Walnut tops fitted to the leg angles, wedged & glued. Finished in Osmo PolyX-Oil. Larger table 620x400x550mm high, smaller 750x470x450mm high

3rd in Furniture
Catalogue Number: 571

Coffee Table made with a Chestnut base, Elm top and Oak pebbles stacked to a height of 420mm, with the top diameter of 360mm. This has been burnt, brushed and dyed. With a centre dowel for stability.

Swamp Kauri Side Table
Catalogue Number: 504

Side table from Swamp Kauri, edges left natural. H600xD300xW560, shelves 60mm thick. Joints fixings are Domino’s, the Jarrah Pyramids are just decorative. Finished in OSMO PolyX-Oil after sanding to 320G.

Witches Broom
Catalogue Number: 503

Recycled Rimu from headboard. All the component curves are derived from the main stem curves. The joints are Domino's and glued. The leather patches are from a recycled handbag. Finished in OSMO Top Oil & sanded to 320G. H1330xD500xW300

Your move
Catalogue Number: 629

Turned from walnut and sycamore, chessboard from rimu and ash. Drawers and cabriole legs from rimu that came from an old cabinet removed from my house, 115 years old. My level 4 woodturning project. H x W x D 500mm