Pete Michelinie

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My name is Pete Michelinie (mick-ah-LEE-knee), and I build furniture for a living.  It is my goal to create pieces which will be cherished, admired, and passed down for years beyond my own existence. This is why I hold high standards in my execution and attention to detail.

I work primarily on commission in South Pomfret, Vermont.  My work is sometimes for clients close to home and sometimes across the country.  Shipping a piece of furniture is easy, building it is what takes time.  I prefer to work on commission, designing pieces together with the client. Every so often I work on speculation, creating my own designs and ideas for galleries and shows.

My current shop rate is $35/hr, plus materials and delivery.  This rate covers my life cost right now, and if I ever have kids it’s going up.  To get an idea of how long it takes me to build a piece of furniture you can visit my personal website and find the time it took me to build each piece under the title of the piece.  I pride myself in efficiency.  In 2008 I graduated from the renowned furniture making program at The North Bennet Street School.  Where some students struggle to complete their three required projects I finished with twelve.

 

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Modern Walnut Writing Desk
by Pete Michelinie

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Hochman Danish Modern Extending Dining Table

Hochman Extending Dining Table
by Pete Michelinie

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Wedding Keepsake Box

Wedding Keepsake Box
by Pete Michelinie

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Mahogany Night Stand

Mahogany Night Stand
by Pete Michelinie

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diningtable

Federal Dining Table
by Pete Michelinie

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hopechest

Chestnut Hope Chest
by Pete Michelinie

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treasurebox

Treasure Box
by Pete Michelinie

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cornercabinet

French Inlaid Corner Cabinet
by Pete Michelinie

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Painted Shaker Night Stand

Painted Shaker Night Stand
by Pete Michelinie

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Cassidy's Bureau

Cassidy’s Bureau
by Pete Michelinie

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Pembroke Dropleaf Table

Pembroke Dropleaf Table
by Pete Michelinie

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heirloombox

Inlaid Heirloom Box
by Pete Michelinie

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Shaker Coat Rack

Shaker Coat Rack
by Pete Michelinie

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Birdseye Maple Jewelry Box

Birdseye Maple Jewelry Box
by Pete Michelinie

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Square Rumney Table

Rumney Tables
by Pete Michelinie

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bookcase

Limbert Mission Bookcase
by Pete Michelinie

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Windsor Lowback Setee

Windsor Lowback Setee
by Pete Michelinie

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chippendalechair

Connecticut Chippendale Chair
by Pete Michelinie

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Mid century modern bed, queen size.

Clark Bed
by Pete Michelinie

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Oregon 5/4 Stools

Oregon 5/4 Stools
by Pete Michelinie

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blanketchest

Pilgrim Century Blanket Chest
by Pete Michelinie

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Mahogany Tea Tray

Mahogany Tea Tray
by Pete Michelinie

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Jefferson's Lap Desk

Jefferson’s Lap Desk
by Pete Michelinie

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Ottoman Recipe Box

Ottoman Recipe Box
by Pete Michelinie

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tristool

Sugar Maple Tri Stool
by Pete Michelinie

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Inscribed Cherry Hope Chest

Inscribed Cherry Hope Chest
by Pete Michelinie

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Rumney Chair

Rumney Chair
by Pete Michelinie

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Carved Heirloom Box
by Pete Michelinie

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kneehole

Newport Kneehole Bureau
by Pete Michelinie

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