From the Studio — age

California Table: Office Edition


Here's a quick glimpse at the making of a new version of our California Series of tables made from sun tanned poplar. This version is 7ft long and has plenty of room for most home or small office needs.

Here goes...


Glue it up...


Mark it out...


Cut it out...


Then ReCut it out cause you got so into it...


Vintage Farm Table


This week I had the pleasure of cranking out another custom farm table for the ├╝ber creative, Found Vintage Rentals. The wood was carefully selected from the dwindling stockpile of our pal Jim, the west coast's king of salvaged lumber. He has a 30 year collection of old growth wood from demolished houses. Now I get to turn it into sweet stuff like this...


Chalkboard Dresser: 14 years in the making


Originally built in my formative years while working for Pine Creations in LA, I just 'finished' this dresser today!

The age you see on it is both man and element made. It was built and 'antiqued' by my 19 year old hands then given to my mum for a stint. She recently handed it back (spacial issues nothing personal;) but I let it sit outside for a good 6 months! Of course this was a purposeful strategy to get that greyish sun-aged tone that is nearly impossible to mimic.

So I recently...