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Craig Thibodeau
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Fine Wood Furniture by Craig Thibodeau
Fine Wood Furniture by Craig Thibodeau

Egyptian Revival Media Cabinet
45" wide by 20" deep by 45" high
Yellowheart and Maple

This cabinet proved to be quite an interesting piece to build. It is built in the Egyptian Revival style with gentle tapered sides and front and has ten drawers with tapered fronts to hold the clients CD collection. Done entirely in Yellowheart for the exterior and yes that’s the natural color of the wood, no stain was added to the finish, with drawers in Maple. The cabinet is roughly 4 feet wide and about 4 feet high. The side and top panels are resawn Yellowheart veneer cut from the same lumber as the rest of the cabinet for a perfect color match.

Please contact the artist for more information.

 


Craig Thibodeau    San Diego, CA, USA
Craig ThibodeauContact
Email: info@ctfinefurniture.com
Phone 619-981-4508
Address: CT Fine Furniture
2310 Kettner Blvd, Suite C
San Diego, CA 92101
Website:
www.ctfinefurniture.com

Artist Biography

As a furniture maker my work evolves by blending the practical and artistic needs of my clients with my desire to create individual objects with intensity and feeling. I often incorporate imagery in the form of flowers, leaves and animals into select pieces of my furniture, designing subtle floral ornamentations to enhance my furniture with classical marquetry.
My marquetry furniture combines the structural geometry of a man made object with the asymmetry of nature represented in flower and leaf patterns and motifs. The addition of decorative marquetry is a doorway into unique and exiting visual forms and more expressive freedom. In this way I attempt to fill the basic need of a functional object with creative detailed work far exceeding expectations.
In recent years my furniture has won numerous Best of Show and 1st Place Awards in regional and national exhibitions including Best of Show at the 2007 International Design In Wood Exhibition and Best of Show at the 2007 and 2009 Artistry In Wood Exhibitions at the Sonoma County Museum of Art.
Artist profiles and images of my work may be found in magazines and books including; Fine Woodworking, Romantic Homes, San Diego Home and Garden, Lark Books, Crafts Report, Woman’s Day and many others.

 

   

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