Category Archives: Furniture

Reclaimed Wine Oak for Tabletops, Bookcases and Cabinet Doors

We love this collection of our wine oak pieces by Q Design in Santa Monica.  

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Solid Mahogany Conference Table

We built this conference table several years ago, under the direction of Stacy Fong and Q Design, for a law office in Beverly Hills. The succulents have grown in quite a bit now, so the stainless steel planter in the middle, … Continue reading

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Wine Oak plus Live Oak Live Edge

This piece was a lot of fun. Working with the interior designer, we started with the concept of a solid volume piece to house an interactive computer screen (aka. an iPad). Then we evolved into waterfall edges, live-edges all around. … Continue reading

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Yard to Table: Eucalyptus Dining Table

There are a lot of eucalyptus trees in Los Angeles. They are not native to the area, but they grow in many places and they grow very large. The size can become a liability, as they also tend to fall … Continue reading

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Redwood Table and Chairs at Home

You may remember my posting about this redwood table and bench while it was in the wood shop and ready to go. We used one HUGE, salvaged redwood slab for the table top, the bench seats and top trim. I … Continue reading

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Salvaged Red Alder Benches in an Outdoor Garden

I finally had a chance to photograph this home in Santa Monica, several years after it was completed. It is a modern house with an indoor/outdoor feel. We designed some salvaged wood benches for a sitting area around a beautiful … Continue reading

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Walnut Bureau

Still sorting through these photos and trying writing the description for the website. What words would you use to describe it? This piece recently left the shop, headed for Pasadena. The designer came to us with photos of elements he … Continue reading

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One Kings Lane: Meet the Makers

I was interested why One Kings Lane had paired these three (one of them us) furniture makers together, so I asked them a set of questions. What do you think? Check out the discounted, high-quality inventory from Dec 16, 6 … Continue reading

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Letter from a Happy Customer

This is the best press we could ever ask for…. Since the customer saw the Simon Dresser in California Home and Design, it’s the best press in every kind of way. ” Hi Leigh ~ I have wanted to send … Continue reading

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Cats Included: Custom Cat Furniture | CustomMade Blog

    We got a fun little mention on the Custom Made blog. I think Sunshine was mostly trying to get a way from this furniture at first, but put a treasured sweater in the cubby, I’m sure he would … Continue reading

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