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  • David Stine_Saint Louis Furniture Maker.

    Happy anniversary to us!

    The fall of 1997 was a busy one. Twenty years ago, Dave Stine had graduated from law...

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  • David Stine's custom U conference table

    The Bank Job

    For NBKC Bank in Kansas City, MO, Dave Stine handcrafted 145 custom pieces for the bank’s new...

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  • David Stine Sawmill

    A Day at the Sawmill

    A day at the sawmill is no ordinary day. It takes a tremendous amount of work to...

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  • 3/7 How to Care for Your Cutting Board
    How To

    As a sustainable furniture craftsman (and former farm boy), I can’t throw anything away. I use every bit of the wood that I can, and that includes the off-cuts that Eli and I generate throughout the year as we craft furniture. Off-cuts are the ends and sides of boards that we trim as we build… Read more »

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  • 2/27 And in Matte Finish News…
    Announcements, News

    I’ve been working on a very flat/matte finish for my wood tables for years, and I have finally perfected it. The finish is super flat, super durable even in commercial environments, easy to repair if heavily scratched, and looks and feels great to the touch. It won’t stain, ring, chip, crack, blush, or fade. My… Read more »

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  • 2/26 Free Passes to the Architectural Digest Design Show
    Events, News

    The annual Architectural Digest Design Show is right around the corner, and we have free passes! The show is March 22-25 at Piers 92 & 94 in New York. Please follow these instructions for passes: For GENERAL PUBLIC passes: Go to ADDesignShow.com Click “BUY TICKETS NOW.” Click “GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS.” Choose the number of passes… Read more »

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  • David Stine_Saint Louis Furniture Maker. 11/7 Happy anniversary to us!
    Announcements, Featured

    The fall of 1997 was a busy one. Twenty years ago, Dave Stine had graduated from law school; taken (and passed) the Maryland bar; proposed to and married his wife (me); bought, moved into, and began renovating an old brownstone in DC’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood; and, in his spare time, founded a little company called… Read more »

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  • 8/4 The Saint Louis Art Fair
    News

    We are excited to be returning to the Saint Louis Art Fair this year. We’ve got our booth assignment — number 409, right on Forsythe! — and are working on new pieces to show. The fair’s media partner, HEC-TV, just did a great video on us that we are pleased to share. Just click here: Meet… Read more »

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  • David Stine's custom U conference table 7/19 The Bank Job
    Featured

    For NBKC Bank in Kansas City, MO, Dave Stine handcrafted 145 custom pieces for the bank’s new five-story headquarters in Overland Park, designed by RMTA. Each piece was custom made to the design team’s specifications, and included conference tables, communal tables, desks, coffee tables, side tables, end tables, and other accent pieces. Below is a sampling of… Read more »

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  • 6/17 Walnut Slab Desk for Dwell Show
    New Items

    I’m halfway to Los Angeles for this weekend’s Dwell on Design Show at the LA convention center. This is a great show and I made some cool new pieces to premier there, including a 10-foot long live-edge Sycamore slab dining table with an aluminum trestle base and this, the Dwell Desk: It’s seven-feet-long and features… Read more »

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  • 6/22 Images from the Dwell Show in LA
    Events

    The Dwell on Design Show at the LA Convention Center, put on by Dwell Magazine, is fantastic. I’m very excited to be here. The crowds are great and the response to my work has been terrific. Michael Graves speaks tonight! Here are some images from the show so far:

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  • 7/5 Photo Shoot at the Shop
    On The Farm

    Photo shoot this morning at the farm with the incomparable Tory Rae Thompson, our long-time photographer. We shot three spectacular new pieces: the Texas Two-Board Walnut Dining Table, the Dwell Walnut Desk, and the Big Sycamore Dining Table. We’ll post all to the site soon!

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  • 6/27 Coolest bed ever?
    Announcements

    This is one of the coolest beds I’ve ever made and is certainly one of the biggest. I just delivered it to some very cool clients in in Pennsylvania, the Buchis. This gorgeous platform king-size bed with wall-mounted headboard features bottom drawers, matching floating nightstands, and a massive live-edge single-slab headboard, all of sustainably harvested… Read more »

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