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Cabinets built for various businesses and homes.
Made with maple, ash, and walnut
Maple and salvaged wood
Made with mixed species
Ash, maple, and walnut
Cherry with walnut trim and sycamore branch handles
Maple and birch with applewood branch handles
Maple and walnut with sycamore branch handles
Maple and birch with sycamore branch handles
Ash and birch with sycamore branch handles
Maple with risers and hand-carved ironwood handles
Tables and benches for the office and home.
Walnut with cherry butterflies
Cherry and walnut
A 12 foot long bar-height table made from 150-year-old coffered ceiling panels salvaged from a Greek Revival and repurposed beams from basement reconstruction in a 100-year-old building.
150 year old salvaged wood from a a Greek Revival renovation.
Walnut, butternut, and hackberry
Walnut slab, ash stump, and maple
Ash with walnut butterflies
Walnut and butternut
Curly maple, mixed hardwood with dovetail joints
Mixed hardwood with dovetail joints
Made with cherry
Maple and salvaged hand-hewn beams
Made with 150 year old siding salvaged from a Greek Revival
Most of Leah's art is based on Phi, also known as the Golden Ratio.
Weathered ash and walnut
Wall hanging made with scraps
Mixed hardwood and barn board
Driftwood and cherry
Mixed hardwood, barn board, and sea glass
Pine and barn board
Open studio weekend for the Greater Ithaca Art Trail
Follow the build (and the adventures) of the teardrop trailer at www.alligatorteardrop.com.
Before hitting the road
Camping in Florida
Early in the process
These are some of the steps that go into building a custom piece.
I'm lucky to live an area where every piece of wood comes from within a 10-mile radius. Here I'm having an ash tree milled that fell on a friend's lawn.
Two slabs from a local walnut tree destined to become a table
Mapping out a dining room table
Walnut slabs planed and roughcut to size
Laying out the butterfly keys that will stabilize the table and keep the cracks from growing
Butterfly keys inserted and glued
Filling the cracks with epoxy
Bridle joints hold the base together
Completed dining room table
Paring a mortise
Scraps from a roadside construction site become a table top
Wood shavings from planing a table top
A clean shop is a happy shop
Hand-carved from maple
Walnut and maple organizational box