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Local Woodworking, Distinct Design

Greetings! This is Pete Sherratt, owner of Graphite Woodworking + Design a new custom woodworking and furniture design shop located in the Hampden/Remington area of Baltimore, Maryland. I’ve opened the shop for business and invite you to contact me for your custom woodworking projects and ideas. I offer a range of woodworking services: from small […]

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Ash Coffee Table

The homeowners of this project needed a coffee table that was the right size and color for their living room redesign. They were in search for the perfect center piece that matched the planned natural tones of the room but couldn’t find the right piece at retail. I worked with their design inspirations and developed […]

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Budget Basement Bar

An active-duty service member wanted a basement bar for his first home. The budget was tight but we worked together and came up with a design using off-the-shelf materials and a simple form. Built in four sections, installation was quick and easy. Plywood, 2x4s, stain, polyurethane. Milford Mill, MD, June 2020.

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Koa Mudroom

The Koa Mudroom is built into a very tight space. Two narrow coat closets, with storage above, flank a small bench with cubbies below. The bench seat is a solid slab of Hawaiian koa personally selected by the homeowner. To really make the koa stand out and bring out its chatoyance, the bench seat was […]

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Floating Kitchen Shelves

Solid reclaimed pine shelves line this kitchen just up the alley from Graphite Woodworking’s shop in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore. The pine joist came from a gut renovation nearby, so these shelves were as locally sourced and recycled as it gets. The shelves were given a pickling whitewash treatment to retain the wood grain […]

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Cherry Interior Screens

These interior privacy shutters were designed and built for a client in an old neighborhood in Washington DC. The window looks out into an alley and provides most of the light for the dinning room. Because of this, shoji paper was incorporated to give the shutters a translucent quality. The design took inspiration from Frank […]

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