The table was initially made from an adventure I formed inside my head to get it last training time over as exciting as possible.
With my apprenticeship, I would like to make a piece of furniture that you can explore. The cupboard refers back to the Fishing cupboard by Wegner. Common to the two pieces of furniture is a modest exterior and surprising interior.
The furniture is intended to be a hi-fi piece of furniture for LPs and equipment based on having a light expression. Therefore, it is built in Pear (Tarmvridrøn), maple and ebony, to keep it bright with dark details for contrast.
The table is crafted with simple elegance and with tradition in mind. This is emphasized through curved details and further through the choice of using Oregon pine. A chest of Brazilian rosewood evokes memories of carpentry history. To discover this, one must fully explore and reveal the secrets of the table.
“For my journeyman, I wanted to create a feminine sideboard with a variety of organic shapes and sharp lines. The final expression is achieved in the interplay between classic hand tools and modern machinery. The body is hovered by a solid walnut frame and carries on top a replaceable hand-turned bowl resting in a milling cutout for continuous viewing. The interior of the furniture is wearing lingerie in the form of hand-carved nature motifs in marquetry with a story about the small animals’ food chain – or about the carpenter’s snack?