Fourth Quarter Highlights: New and Unpublished Work

Dan Mosheim and Dorset Custom Furniture, Dorset Vt.  (1) Reclaimed Chestnut Dining Table with 3″ rails and 3″ leg stock. Mortise and tenon joinery, clear finish. (2) DCF Claro Slab Table No. 31. Carefully selected slab shaped, sanded and scraped to reveal incredible grain, atop a custom Nakashima welded steel base. Sam Mosheim Metalwork designed the knock-down base in three pieces for easy shipping.  MORE FROM DAN

recycled chestnut tableclaro walnut slab table

David Hurwitz Originals, Randolph VT. (1) Open Frame Walnut Mirror, carved walnut, 1/4″ thick mirror glass with polished edge; 24″ x 24″ x 2″.  Photo by Jack Rowell.  (2) Custom Wall Shelf. Carved and painted Basswood, Madrone Burl top. Measures 0.75″ x 36″ x 12″ deep. It mounts flush to the wall with a concealed bracket. The interior is partially hollowed out to reduce the weight.  MORE FROM DAVE

walnut open frame mirror

basswood shelf

handcrafted home accent piece

beautiful madrone burl

Richard Bissell Fine Woodworking, Putney VT.  A Shaker-Style Bookcase in Solid Cherry, Measuring 72″ x 32″ x 15″. This is a customization of Richard’s popular Post and Panel case. Adjustable interior shelves, gorgeous and continuous grain matching from upper to lower door panels. MORE FROM RICHARD

post and panel bookcase with doors

Bob Gasperetti Fine Furniture, Mount Tabor VT.  A custom chest of drawers in American black walnut and spectacular, unusual “wormy” tiger maple. Measures 66″ x 35″ x 21″. Dovetailed at all four corners, with solid wood bottoms, frame and panel back. Hand-rubbed oil finish. MORE FROM BOB

walnut chest of drawers

Charles Ogg Furniture and Design, Chittenden VT. An exact reproduction of an 1890’s E.Howard & Co.Figure eight, #6, Regulator; the largest of the figure 8 clocks. Chip’s client collected the original movement, refurbished in New Hampshire. The dial was painted by a licensed E.Howard dial artist in South Carolina, the ‘back painted glasses were done in Michigan. Chip made the case with 4” thick black walnut. Door handcarved with turned bezels, hour glass window and carved embellishments.  MORE FROM CHIP

Handcarved Wall Clock, Chip Ogg

antique replica American clock

Paul Donio and Hawk Ridge Furniture, Saint Johnsbury VT. Solid Cherry computer desk designed for a couple who desired a place where they could both work. Hand-rubbed with a nut oil finish, the Cherry Lovers’ Desk is made to maximize comfort and productivity. Available in walnut and cherry. Customizable to suit your needs, this one measures 72″ x 28″ x 29.5″  MORE FROM PAUL

cherry computer desk

dovetailed construction

Each of the pieces included here was a custom commission for a client. We hope that you, too, will someday be the proud owner of a piece of our furniture and we applaud those of you that can — and do — put the principles of integrity, quality, and responsibly-handmade at the forefront of your buying criteria. If you have an idea, just ask! Visit us at VermontFurnitureMakers.com.

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