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Walnut Baptism Stand

Walnut Baptism Stand

Amid all the dark news in the age of Covid, it was great to hear that my recently completed walnut baptism stand was used in its first baptism at the Main Street Congregational Church in Amesbury, Mass. I’m hoping 2021 brings more joyful occasions and 

Judging a Music Stand’s Personality

Judging a Music Stand’s Personality

I make music stands one at a time. While I’ve worked out the general dimensions and the like over the years, each music stand develops its own personality as it is made. Certainly, that personality is influenced by choices in wood. But more important still 

Cabinet made to match a desk

Cabinet made to match a desk

This file cabinet was designed to match a Newburyport customer’s existing desk. It has heavy duty drawer slides and is painted black with cherry top.

Desk unit with inlaid chess table

Desk unit with inlaid chess table

Robb Stewart of Melrose, MA sits at his newly installed home office desk, complete with inlaid chessboard. Robb knows chess. He plays in tournaments, teaches school children and is a Director of the Massachusetts Chess Association. He asked that the board be sized to his 

Reclaimed Hardwood

Reclaimed Hardwood

Reclaimed, antique lumber is a wonderful thing — tight grain, amazing color and rich character. One great source of such treasures is Bingham Lumber, in Brookline, NH. Tom Bingham, third-generation owner of the mill, spent hours with members of the Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers 

Memphis musician on his tiger maple and ebony music stand

Memphis musician on his tiger maple and ebony music stand

It’s always a pleasure to hear from those using my creations. I received this letter following delivery of a music stand that had been shown at the 2014 Sunapee Craft Fair in August: Dear Mr. Moore, The music stand arrived in perfect condition this past