Fine woodworking including furniture and various wooden items made from American and exotic hardwoods and eastern red cedar. Furniture choices include beds, blanket chests, bookcases, desks, dressers, magazine racks and side and coffee tables. Everyday useful items include bowls, bud bases, candle holders, christmas ornaments, clip boards, cutting boards, lamp bases, napkin rings, pencil holders and pepper and salt mills. Woods include black and wild cherry, cedar, elm, hickory, mahogany, maple, ambrosia maple, padauk, poplar, purple heart, red oak, sweet gum, sweet hackberry, sycamore, tupelo, walnut, white oak and zebra wood. Objects are constructed of one wood or a mixture of woods laminated to outline various colors and contrasts. Many of the woods have spalting characteristics.