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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Retail Chandelier

A local game store, No Land Beyond, opened a new location, complete with a gaming space and bar. The gaming space needed a suspended chandelier in the design of a twenty sided die. This chandelier was constructed out of Baltic birch plywood and was suspended from the ceiling. Graphite Woodworking collaborated with the store owners […]

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