About

The Summary

I design and build custom furniture from my workshop studio in Arlington, Virginia. Yes, really, bespoke furniture in Northern Virginia. I use local hardwoods to build sustainable furniture. All furniture you see on this site can be customized for you – size and wood species.

The Mantra: Authentic. Functional. Furniture.

Veteran-made craftsmanship in Virginia. Every piece of furniture I make is born from sustainable East Coast hardwoods. You can be as involved as you would like in the furniture making process – from picking out slabs at the kiln to watching the build process. I combine futuristic carbon fiber to accent the timeless warmth of classic hardwoods such as cherry, maple, and walnut to make beautiful furniture. This is Future Primitive woodworking. I build chairs, tables, hostess gifts, cutting boards, display boards, benches, chests, children’s toys, clocks, chests, and custom built-in cabinetry. My furniture is authentic. I let the wood dictate the outcome with live edges, irregular wood pattern curls, checks, and other one-of-a-kind natural traits. My furniture is functional. Please sit in one of my chairs. I combine classical and modern woodworking techniques to ensure lifetimes of form and function in these pieces.

My ideas on curves?

“Linear lines are missed opportunities.” Jeff Spugnardi, circa 2008.

How to Order?

To place an order, contact me on the form below or call 703.634.3632.

How much?

Prices for chairs range from $1,300 to $5,000. Cutting boards range from $20 to $250. Furniture prices vary. For a price quote on a specific piece, please email or call.

How does it ship?

If you are located in the DC metro area, I will deliver for a small fee. Shipping rates vary depending on location and size, and we have shipped worldwide.

The Real Deal

I provide a lifetime guarantee on all items I build.

Can you teach me to build that?

Yes. What would make an amazing Father’s Day gift or holiday gift for you or that special someone is a 1:1 Chairmaking Class. Your builder works within an agreed-upon time frame to build a beautiful dining chair, bar stool, or rocking chair. Yes, he or she can do it. We will build a chair guided by one of our favorite quotes: “Find out where your limits are, and start from there.”

These References?

There are some Senior Naval Sea Service references, along with the 80s.

Why Future Primitive woodworking?

The future is already here with high-tech composites such as carbon fiber and Kevlar incorporated with the timeless past of natural and primitive live edges. Also, because the Bones Brigade.

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