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  • Custom Restaurant Tables

    In addition to our signature work for residential clients, we also specialize in custom commercial work, including...

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    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 Furniture 9/21 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 »

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  • 3/19 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 »

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  • 2/10 Designer Insights with David Stine
    Announcements

    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/

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  • 10/8 Making a Round Table
    New Items

    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 »

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  • 9/14 Honey Locust Live Edge Slab
    New Items

    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 »

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  • 9/14 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 »

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  • 5/31 Beautiful Black Cherry Vanity Top
    New Items

    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!  

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  • 4/18 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.

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  • 3/21 Sycamore Wall-Mounted Dining Table
    New Items

    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 »

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