Custom, high-end solid wood furniture to last a lifetime.
Your needs guide my design. To help you craft something you'll love for years, I create 3d models and share with you for feedback.
Get frequent progress photos to help me ensure that your needs and expectations are being met or exceeded.
Your dream furniture will come to life in the hands of a seasoned craftsman, and last for generations.
A selection of pieces I've designed and crafted.
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Clients are saying...
“We have enjoyed many pieces of quality crafted furniture built by Russell. We have the bench and Adirondack chair... We know we can count on him to be meticulous with his craftsmanship...You will not be disappointed. ”
— Susan D,
Adirondack Bench & Chair
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I typically make large furniture on commission, but I also keep an array of smaller projects on hand in case you need to buy a quick gift for a loved one... or yourself. No judgment. Click or tap the shopping cart below to check out the pieces I have available for purchase right away!
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Philosophy of Woodworking
I grew up surrounded by sawdust. I'm the fourth generation of woodworking Denette (that we know of, it could go back farther). I have been woodworking for ten years, and have been doing commissioned pieces for the last five. I've delivered presentations to both the Arkansas Woodworkers Association and the Hot Springs Village Woodworkers Club, and have had my projects featured in several publications, as well as an art gallery showing. When I'm not woodworking, I teach high school English in Mayflower, AR. My wife, Aryn, and I live in Conway, AR, with our son, Fox.
My design philosophy is based around integrity. Things should be what they seem to be. If it looks like wood on the surface, it should be wood all the way through. I want to create beautiful pieces of functional art that will bring satisfaction and contentment to their owners for decades upon decades. I want to create furniture that is as well-constructed as it is beautiful. I want to create heirlooms.
In my pursuit of this goal, I hold my work to extremely high standards. I use old-fashioned solid wood joinery instead of cheap-but-fast metal fasteners. I slow down and use hand tools when I'm trying to get the fit just right. I work in solid, locally-sourced hardwoods whenever possible.
Wood is beautiful in its own natural state, so I always encourage clients to have their heirloom projects finished primarily with an unstained clear coat. If a walnut finish is desired, I want to see actual walnut used. A durable protective coating is all a quality hardwood needs to be beautiful and protected for decades. If your needs do include stain or paint, however, I do have experience in those and a variety of other finishing techniques.
I look forward to working with you as we make your furniture needs and design ideas come to life!