Archive for the 'Furniture Line' Category

The Glue Issue

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

As many of you know the furniture line recently launched by J. Alexander Fine Woodworking is comprised of wood to metal joinery, which is not a regularly used or easy kind of joint . This presented a few issues that needed to be worked out, first of which was figuring out which glues will bond […]

Bubinga “Sessio” Bench

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Three weeks ago we had an interior designer from San Francisco contact us regarding our ebonized oak bench he found on our Etsy page.  He had a client that was interested in having one 12″ shorter in length, made out of Bubinga.  So that is exactly what we did. The bench top was shortened by […]

Furniture Line Design (Pt. 1)

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Let’s begin with a question you may be thinking, “Why a furniture line? Why not just stick with custom furniture?” Well, that requires a two part answer. The answer to the first question, without getting all philosophical on you is because I have designs in my head that have to take shape.  It is not […]

The Furniture Line is Launched!

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

J. Alexander’s furniture line has officially launched! What an amazing feeling it is to finally have those designs that have been bouncing around in my head for so many months finally take shape. The line includes a coffee table, hall table, end table, cocktail table, bench, mirror, lamp, and a candle holder.  Each piece is […]