Category Archives: Portfolio

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

OK, so on special occasions we splurge a little bit and give our daughter Sanpellegrino.  So, when she asked me this past weekend to help her do something with the foil tops she has been collecting,  we decided a small … Continue reading

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Mantle: St. Augustine Florida

Cowperwaite Residence mantle Installation completed 5/21/2014

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Circa 1816

Photo of a custom floor inlay.  The inlay is for a historic home now used as office space in Franklin TN. The green wood is antique poplar salvaged from an old barn.  Other species include, maple, walnut, and cherry.

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Desk delivered into Circa 1816 home

Reception desk was delivered into a home converted into office space owned my Travis Anderson with TBH Investments. Goal was to create a desk that has the feel of the 1800’s. Desk is walnut with poplar as a secondary wood … Continue reading

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Spring is right around the corner!

Going to be a beautiful day tomorrow here in Nashville, so I thought I would share a sunflower carving with you. Wonderful patina on this antique cabinet.  I especially like the way you can still see the scribe lines (look … Continue reading

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Desk Update: drawer fronts installed

Drawer fronts installed. Knobs and top are next

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Box Joints anyone?

The focus this week has been a small walnut cabinet with one file drawer and two small storage drawers. With a piston fit, these drawers glide perfectly.  Totally old school here, no metal slides.  I’ve seen cases and drawers built … Continue reading

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Leg Repair

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Beadboard Trim (before and after)

Before and after photos of an island my client requested to be trimmed out. Pinterested?

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Reproduction Finial

Today I made a copy of an antique finial.  The copy is made from African Mahogany chemically stained, and then burnished with Beeswax colored shellac.   Guess which one is the copy?

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