Custom Furniture and Artwork

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Viking Box

Viking Box

An Oak chest, designed to hold ancestral research proving the customer's Viking heritage.

John's Morris Box

John's Morris Box

Made as a gift for a friend who greatly appreciated my artwork. I designed this around three elements of his personal persona - Celtic re-enactment, playing 9-Men Morris, and enjoying fine Scotch. The game board slides out and rests in the open box lid. Woodburned in Oak, padded and lined with deerskin.

The Candelier

The Candelier

Created by combining four of my regular sconces and adding steel "chainmail" links for hanging. This piece is now gracing someone's dining room in Texas. Maple.

My Morris Box

My Morris Box

I had to keep this one. Carved entirely in Oak, the interior is padded and lined in Satin to protect the ceramic tankards within. The underside of the lid has both a 9-Men Morris game and Cribbage board.

Navigator Clock

Navigator Clock

The sailing ship here is the pendulum of the clock, swaying gently through the waves. Yes, this moon grows left to right - I'll do it correctly next time! Oak.

Wedding Box

Wedding Box

Hand-carved in Maple, this approximately 8" by 12" box was made to hold two matching ceramic goblets. The banner on the right reads, "Vous et nul autre", a medieval French phrase that translates, "You and no other." Maple.

Commission a piece

To commission a custom artwork, fill in the Name and Email boxes, then type "Custom Inquiry" in the Subject box. In the message box, write a brief summary of the item you want, and I will contact you for further details as soon as possible.

 

Please understand that custom artwork takes time to create, and unexpected complications do occur. Estimates of time and cost are estimates, not quotes. To be honest and fair, I try to overestimate prices, allowing for the likelihood of coming in under budget.

Contact:                      (802) 473-0557                        andy@vannesswoodcrafts.com

© 2020 by Andy Van Ness. All rights reserved. All designs and photographs by Andy Van Ness.

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