Friday, September 27, 2013

Nightstands with a bamboo ring style turned legs


We custom made these nightstands with some spectacular tiger maple and a design that had influences and details that work well in our clients home.  The legs are turned with a ring style bamboo design.  The drawers are made of solid quarter-sawn poplar and are joined with hand cut dovetail joinery.
We make custom nightstands to order, visit our website for more information

Handmade Nightstands curly maple

 Turning the legs, each leg is individually turned

Hand planing the top, all surfaces are hand planed smooth 

curly maple furniture

Drawers are meticulously fit for flawless operation

fine furniture makers

Ready for finish, you can see the spectacular figure in this tiger maple

curly maple furniture tiger maple

Finished Nightstands

tiger maple nightstands

curly maple nightstands
top view

bedside table with shelf
Nightstand with shelf

Below are videos showing both the making of and the finished nightstands.  At Doucette and Wolfe Furniture Makers we make fine handmade furniture to order. We use spectacular wood, the finest available combined with a meticulous attention to detail and overall quality. Visit our website for more information.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Double Dresser

This 7 drawer double dresser is custom made with a look that can fit into both a traditional and contemporary setting.   This example of this chest is made of premium grade mahogany. The sides and top are made from one 20" wide plank.   Hand cut dovetail joinery decorates this double chest with exposed sliding dovetails joining the drawer dividers to the case and 7 fully dovetailed drawers made of solid quarter-sawn poplar.  
This Double Dresser can be custom made in a variety of sizes in both a single version and double.  Solid Walnut, Cherry, tiger maple and Birdseye maple look equally well on this chest.

Mahogany Dresser Fine handmade dresser
Double Dresser

Dovetailed case joinery
traditional joinery
Exposed sliding dovetail joinery from dividers to case

fine traditional joinery
dovetail joinery
Hand-cut dovetailed drawers

fine handmade furniture
Drawer dovetails cut and fit

Solid wood Dresser or chest of drawers
Dresser ready for finish

Finished Double Dresser
Fine Custom Chest of Drawers
Mahogany Double Dresser
Solid one piece mahogany top
mahogany chest of drawers museum quality
Double Dresser
drawer front and fool detail
Mahogany Double Chest
Custom Dresser

Watch our Double Dresser Building Process Video