Custom Restaurant Tables
In addition to our signature work for residential clients, we also specialize in custom commercial work, including...Read Post
Happy anniversary to us!
The fall of 1997 was a busy one. Twenty years ago, Dave Stine had graduated from law...Read Post
The Bank Job
For NBKC Bank in Kansas City, MO, Dave Stine handcrafted 145 custom pieces for the bank’s new...Read Post
The Making of the Wild West Desk
Featured, New Items
We’ve been so fortunate these past few weeks to have two amazing photographers with us at the shop. The first, Mannie Garcia (manniegarcia.com), is an award-winning photo journalist who has covered the White House, Congress, international conflicts, historical events (Hurricane Katrina, the fall of the Berlin Wall), and more. Mannie has traveled the globe on assignments, and somehow… Read more »READ MORE.
Dave Stine Wins ACC Award of Excellence
Awards & Honors
Dave Stine won the Award of Excellence in the furniture category at last week’s American Craft Council Show in Atlanta. The judge said she was particularly struck by Dave’s use of materials — the wood he sustainably harvests himself, the way he lets the wood’s natural beauty shine through, and the fact that his craft really articulates… Read more »READ MORE.
Designer Insights with David Stine
Dave Stine was recently interviewed by U.K. designer Tudor Davies of Terry’s Blinds for their blog. It’s a fantastic piece. Check it out below or read here http://www.terrysblinds.co.uk/blog/2015/02/10/designer-insights-david-stine/READ MORE.
Making a Round Table
Making a Round Table Dave recently made a gorgeous black walnut round table for a client in Chicago: The top of the table is made from a striking black walnut board from the crotch of the tree, which features spectacular graining: Here’s the process of making that table. 1. It starts with the right piece of wood. Here’s the… Read more »READ MORE.
Honey Locust Live Edge Slab
A gorgeous honey locust live-edge slab is the slab of the week. It’s 8.8′ long, 20-26″ wide, and 2.5″ thick: Not many woodworkers work with honey locust, but I love it. It’s local, it’s plentiful, and it makes gorgeous furniture. When finished, it’s a beautiful, rich, buttery orange, like this: This slab could… Read more »READ MORE.
The Art of Woodworking: My Sit-Down with Bob Erickson
News, On The Farm
Not all woodworkers are cut from the same cloth. I can count on two hands the number of fellow woodworkers who live and breathe their craft; who put their heart and spirit into what they do; who put their very soul into every piece of furniture they make. That certainly describes the way I live… Read more »READ MORE.
Beautiful Black Cherry Vanity Top
Black Cherry Vanity Top Cherry vanity top with inlaid black walnut butterfly keys Just installed this beautiful black cherry vanity top for a great client here in St. Louis. The vanity top is a single, very thick board of sustainably harvested black cherry with black walnut butterfly keys. Gorgeous!READ MORE.
Cherry Side Tables, New To the Portfolio
Announcements, New Items
Cherry Side Tables Just added the Symes Side Tables to the portfolio. These are gorgeous side tables, crafted with sustainably harvested live-edge Black Cherry and Black Walnut, and named after two great St. Louis clients.READ MORE.
Sycamore Wall-Mounted Dining Table
The Incredibly Cool Sycamore Wall-Mounted Dining Table I get to make a lot of really cool furniture, and I have to say that this is one of the coolest tables I have ever built. It was crafted for my good friend Charlie Smith, creative director at Javelin and co-founder and executive producer at No Coast… Read more »READ MORE.