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Craig Thibodeau - Fine Furniture and Woodworking

Craig Thibodeau
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Fine Wood Furniture by Craig Thibodeau

Sahmel Sideboard
One of a set of two Curly Teak cabinets with a strong Asian flair designed for document storage. Both cabinets have sliding doors with Ajiro woven bamboo panels and Ebony handles. The gently curved top panel is bent laminated and veneered in Curly Teak. The curved legs are Poplar painted with black-pigmented Conversion Varnish. The interior of the cabinet is divided into numerous small compartments for separate document filing. It is finished with Satin Lacquer and pigmented Conversion Varnish.
34" high by 18" deep by 52" wide
Photographs by: Craig Carlson

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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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