Stunning bleached oak trestle table.
Steve says: "One of a pair. These beauties are for a long time client, a designer, for his own home."
Steve restored this gorgeous antique desk. Check out the leather inset.
The raw beauty of a long walnut slab, expertly enhanced by Steve. Just look at the figure in this wood!
A rub-through lacquer finish gives this charming end table an appealingly distressed look.
This quilted ash was stunning before Steve got to it. But a bleach and dye job really brought out its silvery shimmer.
This handsome coffee table might be a Noguchi knock-off, but the gloss black lacquer refinish Steve gave to it is the finest quality.
"This one's for Darth," Steve says of this elegantly modern Eames chair.
We stripped and ebonized this exquisite mahogany commode. Its bombe style is reminiscent of the 17th century, but the snappy black and silver color scheme would be equally suited to a classic or contemporary home.
With wood this beautiful, it would be a sin to cover it up. We used Rubio oil to let the gorgeous figure in this walnut slab shine through.
There are a few ways to achieve the look of aged wood. One is to leave it up to time. Another is to apply a touch of the right chemical dye, as we did with this bay wood bench. Two coats of Rubio oil protect the wood while also adding warmth and a subtle sheen.
We stripped and ebonized this elegant oak table to give it a sleek, contemporary look.
This walnut slab will serve as a base for a statue of Buddha. Chemical dyes were applied to age the wood, followed by a matte sheen finish.
We stripped and refinished this mahogany garage door. It was Steve's idea to add the black trim. The client loves it, and it's easy to see why-- the darker frame really makes the rich, warm color of the wood pop out!
We gave this classic walnut mid-century credenza an update using high-gloss, magenta automotive finish.
Sometimes our job is to bring things closer to how nature intended them. We sanded this gorgeous round piece of sequoia back down to raw wood, then left it as is: beautiful.