bed for grandson Owen Materials: maple, baseball bats and balls. Height 18.5, Length 80, Width 43.5 inches.
bed for son Richard material: cherry wood harvested by son Philip
Bed Headboard material: spalted, figured maple, with circular burl inlay. Finished with blond shellac, urathane top coat, and wax. Height 76, Width 54 inches. Tapered octogon posts with lambs-tongue transition.
Bench: bedside Material: walnut from Bill Cerny in Edwardsville, IL. Height 19, Width 40, Depth 11(max)/8(min) inches.
Bench for Peace, inspired by Kintaro Yazawa, a Japanese furniture maker famous for his unique joinery material: mahogany. Finished with garnet shellac, urathane top coat, and wax. Height 16, Length 30, Width 8 inches.
Bench for Peace, details Joinery symbolizes doves and a heart, with inlaid representation of olive branches.
workbench has Noden Adjust-a-Bench legs for variable-height and two Veritas twin-screw vices, one on the front and one on the side. The picture shows Mark Koritz and Don Snyder christening the bench after it was completed.
Bookmarks material: mahogany, sand-shaded holly, black-dyed veneer, English-sycamore veneer. size: 1 3/16 X 5 1/2 X 1/16 inches
Heptagon Vase Materials: birdseye maple, walnut splines. Height 5.25, Width 5 inches. Side Slope 7°.
Small cabinet for key storage height 14 1/2, width 8, deep 3 inches
jewelry trays material: Peruvian walnut, silver-wire for inlay, colored stone
Box with a surprise Materials: cherry, inset bacote. Surprise line and berry inlay inside, made of holly and mahogany.
boxes with marquetry tops Materials for outer two boxes: cherry sides, various woods in marquetry top. Materials for center box: mahogany, leaves of mahogany patterned from a botanical drawing in Hooker's 1905 Icones Plantarum Height 4.5, Length 8, Width 6.5 inches (approx).
small boxes to hold business cards materials: walnut, cherry
wall hung jewelry cabinet Materials: cherry, birdseye maple, walnut. Height 36, Width 17.5, Depth 8.5 inches.
chess pieces and board having a shoji-style lattice structure materials: maple, walnut. King height 3 15/16 inch. Pieces designed by John Economaki of Bridge City Tools.
chess pieces (close-up view) Chessboard and pieces made using the Jointmaker Pro of Bridge City Tools.
chess board Materials: maple, walnut, cherrywood frame. Size: 15 1/2 X 15 1/2 inches.
chess board detail single cell: Height 1.75, Width 1.75 inches. Cell pattern motivated by the izutsu-tsunagi pattern used in shoji screens.
wooden planes: one block plane, two adjustable width, 45 deg. champher planes Blade/chipper is interchangeable between the three planes. Materials: beech, brass, Lie-Nielsen blade/chipper. Height 2.875, Length 6.25, Width 2.875 inches.
jointer hand-plane Materials: beech, brass, Hock blade. Height 3, Length 22.75, Width 3.25 inches.
Sea Chest Mahogany Materials: mahogany, rope. Shape: quadrilateral frustum. Sides slope 8° from vertical. Height 14 inches. At bottom: width 26.5, depth 16.5 inches. Design due to Chris Gochnour, MASW 2013.
Sea Chest #2 Materials: cherrywood, cast-iron handles
Coffee Table Material: Cuban mahogany. Height 16, Width tapers 14 to 18, Length 54 inches. Leaves and flowers of Cuban mahogany trees painted by Joy Stinger.
Table Coffee: end view Material: Cuban mahogany. Height 16, Width tapers 14 to 18, Length 54 inches. Leaves and flowers of Cuban mahogany trees painted by Joy Stinger from a botanical drawing in Hooker's 1905 Icones Plantarum.
Small Table #1 Materials: Peruvian and American walnut, English sycamore veneer for stringing and leaves, padauk. Height 22 1/2, Width 15 1/2, Depth 8 1/4 inches.
Small Table #2 Materials: mahogany top, black-dyed veneer and gaboon-ebony inlay, ebonized cherrywood base.
Small Tables with splayed legs Materials: various tiles, cherrywood top frames, ebonized cherry bases. Tiles for four tables at back made by Sylvia Wyler, Brunswick ME. Tile for front table made by Jernny Mendes, Chesterland, OH . H 22.75, L 10.5, W 10.5 inches.
Table for Bedside Materials: cherry, maple. Height 24.5, Width 18, Depth 12.75 inches.
Table for entry hall Material: mahogany, marble tile. Height 27.5, Width 27.5, Depth 15.5 inches. Tile from Lebanon provided by A. Hammoud.
Table for hallway Material: cherry, wenge inlay-stringing, tile. Height 31.5, Length 57.25, Width 14.25 inches. Tile made by Jenny Mendes, Chesterland OH. Photograph by Bob Eighmie, Ft. Lauderdale FL.
Table with tile tops Materials: mahogany (rear table), cherry (front table).
Mirror with tile #1 Materials: splalted white oak from Bill Cerny, Edwardsville IL. Finish: shellac with urathane topcoat. Height 16.75, Width 37 inches. Tile made by Motawi Tile Works, Ann Arbor MI.
Mirror with tile #2 Materials: splalted white oak from Bill Cerny, Edwardsville IL. Finish: shellac with urathane topcoat. Height 30, Width 20 inches. Tile made by Motawi Tile Works, Ann Arbor MI.
Mirror with tile #3 Materials: mahogany. Finish: shellac. Height 22.5, Width 5.75 inches. Tile "It's a nice pear" made by Jenny Mendes. Chesterland, OH.
Mirrors with tiles Materials: mahogany, tiles, mirrors. Height 18, Width 5.5 inches. Tiles made by Jenny Mendes, Chesterland OH.
Toy chest Made to celebrate third birthday of grandson Elias. Materials: cherry, baseball bat. Height 25.5, Width 40, Depth 20 inches.
Toy chest: detail bats engraved with grandson's name
Wine Cabinet (front closed) Materials: Pennsylvania Cherry and various veneers. Height 37, Width 28, Depth 18.5 inches.
Wine Cabinet (front open) Storage capacity for 24 bottles.
Wine Cabinet: marquetry detail
Wine Cabinet: top Tile inset is Lebanese marble provided by A. Hammoud.
Wall Sconce Materials: Cuban mahogany, dyed veneer, sand-shaded holley. Height 8, Width 2.25 inches. In the style of a Federal-period table leg.
Wall-hung Vase Materials: granadillo, maple splines. Height 18.5, Width 2.5, Depth 2.5 inches.
Valet Tray Materials: mahogany, vaneers. H. 1.75, W. 7.5, D. 12 inches. Sides slope 5°. Made using a Jointmaker Pro of Bridge City Tools. Design idea for banding surrounding the compartments is due to Rudager West.
Clock Materials: birdseye maple, walnut. Height 18, Width 7.75 inches.
Lamp for bedside Materials: Pennsylvania cherry, Paduk veneer, brass. Base Height: 13 inches Shape: Hexagonal (sides slope 5 degrees) capacitive switch
Wall Hanging Materials: maple, wenge, tile. Tile made by Motawi Tile Works, Ann Arbor MI. Made for son Philip.
Umbrella Stand Materials: birdseye maple, brass, iron. Height 32, Width 8.25, Depth 7 inches. Hardware from Ball & Ball, Exton, PA.
Blanket Rack Material: walnut. Finish: oil urathane. Height 33.5, Width 29.75 inches.
Shoji Screen #1 Materials: paulownia, mahogany, paper, glass. Height 36, Width 24 inches Glass by Lisa Becker of artglassarray.com.
Shoji Screen #2 Materials: paulownia, cherrywood, paper, glass. Height 10 3/4, Width 31 inches.
Hammered Dulcimer Materials: walnut, spruce. Width 38 (front) 24 (back), Depth 18.5 inches. Soundboard painted by Joy Stinger.
Harpsichord Materials: birch plywood, cherry. Made from a Zuchermann kit.
Harpsichord (front view)
Puzzle Materials: walnut, cherrywood. Each cell is 3 inches square. Made for young grandson.
Table_Figures Small Table (glass top removed). Materials: American and Peruvian walnut. Silver-wire, abalone-shell, and colored wood-veneer inlays
Table_ColorStudy Small Table (glass top removed). Materials: mahogany and Peruvian walnut. Colored wood-veneer inlays
Table_Lines&Dots Small Table (glass top removed). Materials: mahogany and Peruvian walnut. Silver-wire, abalone-shell inlays