Custom Mahogany Dining Table
This Honduras mahogany dining table is constructed using a single board top. The cross rail ends are pinned which allows the table to be disassembled easily for transport. The cross rails are finished with a unique custom metal plate. The finish is hand rubbed to achieve a rich patina. 30″ H x 12′ L x 39″ WReturn to top.
Mahogany Basin Stand
The mahogany basin stand was used as a wash stand where the top held a bowl, probably Chinese export, three rings for soap dishes and the bottom for a bottle that held water. Three separated concentric circles of wood are held together by fluted pillars and turned balusters. The lignun vitae bosses are fixed under the bottom shelf. The top part is supported by a fluted column of ample size as is the tripod base ending in a five-toed paw foot. The antique finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina.
This basin stand is probably carved by John Townsend, as stated by Joseph Downs, American Furniture, Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, New York, 1952, no. 218. Sotheby’s – The Garbisch Collection, 1980, Volume IV, no 1160. It sold for $17,000.
Image #9 shows the basin stand in its original location at the Garbisch House in Cambridge, MD.
32″ H x 10 7/8″ W Newport – c. 1960 – 1765
New England Walnut Roundabout Chair
This reproduction was commissioned by a customer from the likeness of another chair. It has an ogee crest attached with screws to a two piece flat arm rail. The arms have circular pads. The flat faced splats are canted at the edges from front to back. They are tenoned into the plinths and arm rail. The continuous turned posts are tenoned into the arm rail. The front leg is an extension of mortised seat rails and ends in a pad foot. The cross stretchers are held together in the center by a double rabbet. The antique finish is hand applied and rubbed for a rich patina. Chair 30 3/4″ H Seat 17 1/4″ H
Walnut Communion Table
Commissioned by a local church in the community, this Walnut Communion Table was an original design based on the existing wood in the church, a perfect blend of old and new. The antique finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. Size is specific to customer’s needs.Return to top.
This cherry cabinet has veneer sides and solid wood in the front. Drawers are fully dovetailed. Mortise and tenon construction is used throughout. The finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. We build stand alone cabinets which are designed to your specific needs.
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Bed Step with Storage
This bed step is functional and includes additional storage. The frame is mortise and tenon construction. The finish is hand applied and rubbed for a rich patina. This can be designed to fit any bed to meet your specifications.Return to top.
This sceptre was made for a retiring college administrator. The wood is elm which came from a tree on the college’s campus. The applied medallions are hand carved as is the upper turning. The antique finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina.Return to top.
Commissioned by a ranch owner in Colorado near Telluride. The oak frame is mortised and tenoned with free moving panels. Walnut surrounds are used for aesthetic effect and the center carved medallions are made to designate the ranch name. The drawers are fully dovetailed with white cedar bottoms. The antique finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. Can be built to your specifications to meet your needs.
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Chippendale Mahogany Four Poster Bed with Tester Frame and Drawers
This customer commissioned a carved shell applied to the headboard. The bedrails are attached by bolts through a secure tenon for strength. The drawers below are fully dovetailed with white cedar bases and ride on a custom wood T-frame. The tester is supported by reeded turned posts and is finished with finials. The antique finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. Can be built to your specifications to meet your needs. Our beds can be custom built to your specifications.Return to top.
Queen Anne Tiger Maple Lowboy
The top has a molded edge with notched corners. The back and side boards are pegged to the stiles. The front skirt and drawer blades are tenoned and pegged into the stiles which lead to graceful cabriole legs ending in trifid feet composed of alternative cavettos and ovolos. The brass is sand cast. The antique finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. Tiger Maple with secondary woods of pine, poplar and white cedar.Return to top.
Federal Period Tiger Maple Bedroom Suite
This custom bedroom suite includes two beds, two bedside stands and a dressing table. The finish is hand applied and rubbed for richness.Return to top.
Queen Anne Style Cherry Dog Bed
An attractive Queen Anne style bed for your favorite pet. The finish is hand applied and rubbed for a rich patina. Cushion is extra. 29″ W x 19″ D x 10″ H Custom sizes available.
We have built various trophies over the years for specialized sporting dog events. They are custom made to accept any ornamental medallion or figure. The base has a molded edge and the top block has a chamfered edge. These setter figures are cast and attached by threaded screws through the base and felt is applied to the bottom. The finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. Can be built to your specifications to meet your needs.Return to top.
This veneered cabinet, shown in walnut, has fully dovetailed drawers. The carcass is joined using mortise and tenon construction. The finish is hand applied and rubbed for a rich patina. This cabinet can be designed to your specifications.Return to top.
Queen Anne Cherry Looking Glass
This mirror was a custom order for a client after seeing the original in our Looking Glass Section. The finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. 42” H x 18” W New England – c. 1740Return to top.
This table was made to display the tile on the top. The owner had the tile, the rest of the table was built to fit it. Mahogany is the wood used with brass inlay on the pedestal legs and brass around the top edge with glass to protect the tile. The finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina.Return to top.
Walnut Contemporary desk
Beautiful custom contemporary desk with document drawers on the right and a liquor cabinet on the left. The top is one solid piece of walnut. The drawers are fully dovetailed with mortise and tenon construction throughout. The finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina.Return to top.
Small Side Table
This small side table is made of holly wood with a black granite top. These small granite-top side tables are custom made with your choice of wood. The finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. The granite is available in different colors and sizes. Some samples are shown below.
Original Design Walnut Bed
This beautiful walnut bed is an original design by Frank Rhodes. It has a raised panel headboard flanked by reeded post. The footboard has gothic raised panels while the molded top has various angled raised panels which are lit to show off the beautiful grain of the wood. The bed rails are attached to the upright post with a bolt and tenon system. The hand carved legs complete this original bed. The finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. Built to customer’s specification.
Custom Armoire designed by Frank B. Rhodes
It is made of mahogany, with mortise and tenon joinery. It has 4 doors revealing hanging space, shelves and hidden compartments. The 4 drawers are made with hand cut dovetails. The finish is hand applied and rubbed to achieve a rich patina. The measurements are 108″ wide and 88″ tall.Return to top.