Dining Room Furnishings


Buffet and Hutch

picture of a buffet and hutch

The hutch is 48" high, 62" wide, and 12 1/2" deep.
The buffet is 36" high, 66" wide, and 20" deep.
  • The furniture pieces are built using 3/4" birch plywood for the exterior (carcass) and 3/4" oak for door frames, drawer fronts, and trim.
  • Buffet doors are made of 3/4" oak with 1/4" oak plywood panels and equipped with Blum© 110° hinges.
  • Drawers are assembled using dovetail joinery on the face and are equipped with heavy duty (100 pound capacity) full suspension slides.
  • Buffet shelving is made of 3/4" pine.
  • Buffet top is 3/4" birch plywood edged with oak trim for durability and appearance. The trim is attached using biscuits and high strength glue.
  • Hutch doors are made of oak with glass panels and equipped with Blum© 270 degree hinges.
  • The oak molding along the bottom edge of the hutch is custom made.
  • Wooden knobs match the furniture style.
  • Buffet and hutch are stained a special walnut and protected by a clear polyurethane finish.
Additional pictures of the buffet and hutch may be seen by clicking here.

Note: Carcass is defined as the body of a piece of furniture designed for storage (such as a chest of drawers or wardrobe) but without the drawers, doors, and hardware.


Wine Rack

picture of a wine rack

This uniquely designed wine rack is built using 3/4" oak plywood for the carcass and 3/4" pine for the shelving.
  • Dimensions are 36 wide, 48 tall, and 12 1/2 deep.
  • The wine rack is assembled using Kreg® pocket screws and high strength glue.
  • The top and edge are faced with 3/4" oak trim for durability and appearance. The trim is attached using biscuits and high strength glue.
  • 1/4" plywood is used on the back.
  • This piece is stained a special walnut throughout and the outside is protected by a polyurethane finish.
  • 42 bottles may be displayed in this rack.
Additional pictures of this wine rack may be seen by clicking here

Dining Room Chair

picture of a dining chair

This uniquely designed chair is made from white oak.
  • Glass artwork has been mortised into the backs. These pieces were purchased from Greek shops during a Mediterranean Cruise taken in 2015.
  • The slats, back pieces and rungs are attached using mortise and tenon joinery.
  • The box supporting the chair cushion is assembled using spline joints.
  • The box is reinforced with 3/4" plywood corner braces which are attached with glue and Kreg® pocket screws.
  • 1 1/4" wood screws are used to join the seat cushion to the plywood corner braces.
  • The legs of the chair have been notched to accept the seat box. The seat box is attached to the front and back legs using glue and wood screws.
  • A special walnut stain has been applied and is protected by a clear polyurethane finish.
  • The seat cushions were made by a professional upholsterer.
Additional pictures of these chairs may be seen by clicking here

Dining Room Table

picture of a dining room table

This uniquely designed table is made from white oak.
  • This dining table consists of two separate 40 x 40" tables.
  • This table is designed to seat six comfortably when both halves are together.
  • A leaf can be added which will expand the seating capacity to eight.
  • A special walnut stain has been applied and is protected by a clear polyurethane finish.
Additional table pictures and plans may be seen by clicking here

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